At 800,000-square-feet, the Aurora Sky facility being built by Aurora Cannabis at the Edmonton International Airport is poised to be the largest licensed cannabis facility in the world.

It is a big bet by the company as Canada moves towards legalized marijuana, but not the only one Aurora is making in Edmonton.

“Aurora Cannabis is headquartered in Edmonton. This is our world headquarters,” said Cam Battley, the Chief Corporate Officer of Aurora.

Battley says part of the reason Edmonton was chosen is because the company’s founder is from here, but friendly business policies from the provincial government played a role too.

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Tom Vernon ~ GlobalNews.ca via 420Intel.com

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