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Cannabis Plant Under Construction Near Raymond

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It’s been less than two weeks since Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a law making medical marijuana legal for some health conditions. Today a cannabis production facility is under construction in Hinds County. The facility being built by Mockingbird Cannabis LLC , is located near Raymond. It is a state-of-the-art production building that will be used to grow and create medical marijuana products. Executives expect to hire 150 to 200 people. The state health department plans to start accepting applications online for licenses for patients, medical practitioners, cannabis cultivation facilities and others by the summer The first dispensaries will takes months to open, because of the time needed to establish the licensing system.