Translated From Spanish – Original Source
The signature of the agreement, which was made on the property of El Pongo farm, near Perico city, was in charge of the holder of Cannabis Avatara SE, Gastón Morales and Mark Bradley, CEO of the North American company.
“In this way Jujuy proceeds to initiate the cannabis production plan with therapeutic applications”, crops that will take place in said farm, informed official sources.
The next stage will be the installation of a laboratory in Perico where Jujuy will produce and sell cannabis oil throughout the country, they added.
Green Leaf Farms will establish in Jujuy its industrial center of the activities it will develop in the country and in South America, and will offer its experience in the cultivation of cannabis on a large scale, as well as provide the necessary funds for the stages of production, manufacture and distribution.
“There is no province and no public or private entity that has the level of progress that we have, we have approval from security, INTA and health,” said Governor Morales.
As reported, the first phase of the pilot cultivation plan includes the germination of the seeds, then the transplant will come to the open field and from there the analysis and testing of the adaptation of the different varieties of cannabis plants to the climate of the province.
“Thus, finally, an approved industrial scale plan will be designed to produce medical cannabis not only for the province, but also on a national and international scale, which is why it is a very big challenge,” said Cannava SE president Gastón Morales
And he stressed that “this crop, besides being the first in the country, will be one hundred percent organic.”