Massachusetts Marijuana Growing Facility Will Be Country’s Largest

A Massachusetts marijuana growing facility is set to be built in 2017. This facility, located in Freetown, MA, will be the largest in the United States.

The 1 million-square-foot cultivation center is expected to start producing cannabis by next fall.

Posted by WBZ | CBS Boston on Thursday, December 22, 2016

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The new Massachusetts marijuana growing facility could begin construction as early as fall of 2017. Massachusetts is beginning to be a big player in the marijuana market.

Denver-based medical marijuana facility developer AmeriCann (OTCQX: ACAN) has named Campanelli Construction the general contractor for the first phase of its planned 1 million-square-foot Massachusetts Medical Cannabis Center in Freetown, which will be the largest facility of its kind when fully built out.

The facility is planned on a 53-acre tract in Freetown that had been owned by Boston Beer Co. (NYSE: SAM) for close to a decade. AmeriCann acquired the property this fall for $4.475 million in cash. Boston Beer had acquired the site in 2007 with plans to potentially develop a brewery there, but the project fell through. Prior to AmeriCann’s purchase, the 53-acre site has been listed for sale since 2008.

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