James E. Wagner Cultivation (TSXV: JWCA) (OTCQX: JWCAF), a portfolio company of Canopy Rivers (TSX: RIV) (OTC: CNPOF), has been granted approval by Health Canada to increase cannabis production at its facility in Kitchener, Ontario.
The approval allows the company to start the production in four new flowering rooms at its facility in Kitchener. The additional flowering rooms are part of JWC’s expansion program. At full-scale, the facility will measure 345,000 square feet.
The newly-licensed areas are equipped with JWC’s GrowthSTORM Dual Droplet System, which is an aeroponic method that sees plant roots suspended in the air and misted at regular intervals using specified nutrient solutions adapted for the system. When combined with the GrowthSTORM Management system, this method delivers a correct cultivation technique with the ability to collect and analyze data to deliver high-quality cannabis, according to Canopy Rivers.
Once fully operational, the new flowering rooms will double the facility’s current licensed production capacity from 22,000 square feet to approximately 44,500 square feet. The additional spaces are composed of two pods, each consisting of two flowering rooms, with each room containing approximately 5,500 square feet of cultivation space.