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From Seed to Sale Nevada’s Cash Crop Cannabis Industry

Nevada Business

Initially, no one thought growing cannabis in the Southern Nevada desert would take. But Solaris Farms is growing on 12 acres in North Las Vegas in a hybrid greenhouse facility. The desert is great for the product, because it has fewer contaminants than other areas. There’s fewer molds, bugs and animals, said Michael Sassano, owner. “There’s extreme heat, but there’s also plenty of sunlight.” Since the plants love the sun, there’s both pros and cons to the Southern Nevada location.

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