This former police academy could soon be transformed into a cannabis grow-op

Growth op

It’s been more than a decade since the last class of aspiring police officers graduated from the Flint Police Training Academy. The graffiti-clad building has fallen into a state of disrepair, but an enterprising cannabis company is hoping to rebuild the space for a decidedly different purpose. According to the Associated Press , Evergrow LLC has offered US$500,000 ($615,000) to buy the building and has plans to convert it into a commercial cannabis-growing operation. Michigan cannabis sales grow by 160 per cent year over year for month of February Bruce Linton talks cannabis, psychedelics, and why he’s ‘unemployable’ This job will pay you $50K a year to test dry herb vapes The half-million-dollar offer for the 4.4-acre property is significantly higher than the other offer on the table of US$20,000, according to planning director Suzanne Wilcox. Per, Wilcox said the purchase agreement has been finalized, but requires city council approval. “This is a fair and valid offer,” Wilcox said. Still, the council has suspended any sale of the property as the proposal is reviewed. “It’s kind of ironic that the training facility for the police department, that used to go against marijuana, is going to possibly become a marijuana grow shop,” said Flint council member Santino Guerra. If the proposal is successful, Evergrow will need to get approval for a site plan from the Flint Planning Commission, as well as approval from the city. Additionally, the company will need to obtain the proper licences and permits required to run a cannabis facility. Franko Sallaku, managing partner for Evergrow, said the plan all along has been to move as quickly as possible. The company is hoping to close the sale within 30 days so that construction can begin. “Flint seemed like a good city to establish this type of business…

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