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Medicinal cannabis company says product will need to be affordable

GrowLab Organics preparing planning application

The founder of a company preparing to cultivate medicinal cannabis on the Isle of Man says it's important the product is affordable.

GrowLab Organics is working on a planning application for a purpose built facility, after being granted a licence in principal.

Speaking on the Mannin Line, Chief Executive Alex Frey said cost is one of a number of important considerations:

Medicinal cannabis can only be sold with a prescription.

The company's Chief Scientific Officer Charlie Price says GPs will need support when the product becomes available:

The company is preparing a planning application which will be submitted in the next few months, and it hopes the facility will be up within a year.

Alex Frey says their licence means they can begin work before the building is complete:

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