Growing cannabis at scale requires sophisticated infrastructure to ensure the product ends up free of mold, mildew, bacteria, heavy metals and pesticides.
To avoid exposure to these harmful contaminants, it is best to grow cannabis / hemp in an environment where there has been no previous use of agricultural chemicals, in particular the previous and ongoing use of pesticides on the grow site or within a 100km radius.
Lesotho’s pristine natural environment is very well suited to growing medical cannabis. It has an abundance of clean water, clean, dry mountain air and contaminant free soils.
Medigrow’s site is situated 2,000m above sea level :
- Fewer insects
- Cold early mornings
- Intense sunlight all year
- Dry air (no humidity)
Cheap hydro power and relatively low cost of employment drives low production costs – less than 20% of Canadian peer group.
Attractive fiscal terms – 10% manufacturing tax & no tax on dividends.