A development agency has invested £690,000 in a new cannabis facility in Dumfries and Galloway.
Dumfries and Galloway cannabis farm gets agency funding
Hilltop Leaf Ltd, a private medicinal cannabis cultivation and extraction business, has received support from South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE).
The £690,000 capital investment will be used in the construction of a 11,000 sq m facility on a rural site.
South of Scotland Enterprise said it would help to create new jobs in the region.
Medicinal cannabis can be used to treat chronic pain and epilepsy. Most cannabis-based medicines are imported from abroad rather than made in the UK.
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