Medical marijuana growth facility sets sights on Fayetteville

Posted: April 20, 2017 at 1:51 p.m.

Marijuana plants are a few weeks away from harvest at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill., in this fi le photo. Marijuana industry entrepreneurs seeking institutional capital are looking to Canada, where bankers, lawyers and accountants dealing with the drug operate without fear of prosecution.

FAYETTEVILLE -- A businessman from Central Arkansas wants to build a marijuana cultivation facility in the city's Commerce District.

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