MEDMEN OPENS 45,000-SQUARE-FOOT IN

NORTHERN NEVADA

A year and a half after breaking ground, MedMen cut

the ribbon at its 45,000-square-foot, $15 million cultivation

10 miles outside of Reno/Sparks in mid-April. The facility

has a 26,000-square-foot greenhouse from the Netherlands

which is augmented with specialized LED lighting as well

as houses a tissue culture lab and extraction area. The

flowering room can house up to 25,000 marijuana plants.

The facility is expected to produce close to 10,000 pounds

per year. The Nevada factory is the first of thr ee MedMen

facilities slated for completion. The other factories will be

located in Desert Hot Springs, California, and Utica, New

York, and will be based on the same blueprint and design

used in the Nevada facility. MedMen operations are split

between the northern and the southern part of the state. The

facility in Washoe County is not open to the public and is

only for growing plants and producing products. Las Vegas

is home to MedMen’s dispensary as well as the company’s

future Nevada headquarters

HEROGROWN FOUNDATION TO HOST SPRING GOLF CLASSIC

ON MAY 24

The inaugural HeroGrown Foundation Spring Golf

Classic is being held on Thursday, May 24 at Siena Golf

Club in Las Vegas. All proceeds from the tournament will

help support HeroGrown Foundation’s efforts to save

the more than 20,000 American heroes who die each year

from prescription drug overdose and suicide. HeroGrown

Foundation’s newest project, CBD AirDrop, will supply free

CBD products to veterans and first responders in all 50 states.

To participate in golf tournament, visit https://herogrown.golf.

CANNABITION MUSEUM TO OPEN AT DOWNTOWN LAS

VEGAS’ NEONOPOLIS IN JULY

A museum centered around cannabis and featuring a

360-degree theater will open in July in downtown Las Vegas,

reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Cannabition will open

in Neonopolis at 450 Fremont St., according to the museum’s

website. The museum also will house the world’s largest

blown-glass bong at 22 feet. While at the museum, visitors

are not allowed to smoke cannabis or use products with

cannabis’ psychoactive ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol, or

THC, according to the website. Tickets start at $4.20. Visitors

must be 21 or older. cannabition.com