Michigan Agricultural Services (MAS), an African-American firm, on Friday broke ground on a 25,500-square-foot high-tech indoor commercial cannabis processing facility in Inkster.
The $6 million project is scheduled to begin construction soon and is giving hope to some who have advocated for more opportunities for African Americans in Michigan’s marijuana industry after voters in 2018 legalized it for recreational use.
“Generational wealth and having access to the roadmap to economic mobility is key to the progression of the Black and Brown community,” said Sahir Al-Salam, community liaison and head of investor relations for MAS. “We have the opportunity to help create jobs and partnerships for our communities to thrive in this industry. Let’s work together and build something great.”
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