‘Growing Outside is a Dream’: Asparagus Makes Way for Cannabis in Canada’s Fields

Growing outdoors can cost as little as one-fifth that of greenhouse production and one exec says it makes for ‘tastier’ buds. Despite a cool, wet start to the growing season, the pot plants were already chest high by mid-July at WeedMD Inc.’s farm in southwestern Ontario, a region better known for producing fruit and corn than cannabis. WeedMD is one of 13 Canadian pot companies that have been granted outdoor cultivation licenses in an industry…

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Author: Kristine Owram, Financial Post