Video of the Day: America's First Marijuana Factory


Here’s some news sure to (further) dilate the pupils of cannabis enthusiasts: A non-profit called Gropech has submitted a proposal to build a 60,000 square foot/30,000-plant factory in Oakland, California. It would be the first US facility of its kind, and the company claims it will produce $50 million worth of product a year and create hundreds of union jobs. The Atlantic has the full scoop on Gropech, its plan, and the confusing politics of medical marijuana production. Watch their fascinating video tour of the proposed factory after the jump.