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Baked Goods: Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana Industry

April 27th, 2015

Baked Goods: Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana Industry

The Walls Street Journal
April 27, 2015 | PDF (images) | PDF (full article)

Advanced Grow Labs is one of four state-licensed producers in Connecticut’s nascent medical-marijuana industry

Connecticut’s medical-marijuana industry

A marijuana plant at Advanced Grow Labs in West Haven, Conn. Advanced Grow Labs is one of four state-licensed producers in Connecticut’s nascent medical-marijuana industry. – Michelle McLoughlin for The Wall Street Journal

Advanced Grow Labs in The Wall Street Journal

The grow cycle begins in the so-called mother room. Here, plants get their start inside a temperature- and humidity-controlled tent. – Michelle McLoughlin for The Wall Street Journal

Medical marijuana plants grow in one of the lab’s flower rooms - Advanced Grow Labs in CT

Marijuana plants grow in one of the lab’s flower rooms, where rows of marijuana plants are divided by strains of indica, sativa and hybrids. – Michelle McLoughlin for The Wall Street Journal

Vice president of operations for Advanced Grow Labs, inspects some of the marijuana plants

Chris Mayle, executive vice president of operations for Advanced Grow Labs, inspects some of the marijuana plants. – Michelle McLoughlin for The Wall Street Journal

A marijuana plant at Advanced Grow Labs in West Haven, CT.

Marijuana plant strains are grown in the tissue culture lab to create a library of plant strains to be propagated for future use. – Michelle McLoughlin for The Wall Street Journal

Medical Marijuana - Advanced Grow Labs

Ian Colandro, a production manager at Advanced Grow Labs, in one of the facility’s grow rooms. Before entering the production area, production employees wearing pocketless scrubs are blasted with air for about 30 seconds—in an enclosed chamber—to clean them of any outside contaminants that may disturb the plants. – Michelle McLoughlin for The Wall Street Journal

Advanced Grow Labs - medical marijuana prescription bottles

Prescription bottles are filled with marijuana at Advanced Grow Labs. The state legalized the production and distribution of medical marijuana in 2012. – Michelle McLoughlin for The Wall Street Journal

Baked goods - Advanced Grow Labs

A production worker tests a new product. – Michelle McLoughlin for The Wall Street Journal

Chocolate chip cookies infused with THC

Chocolate chip cookies infused with THC packaged for distribution. – Michelle McLoughlin for The Wall Street Journal

Pre-rolls of medical marijuana - Advanced Grow Labs

Jeff Iassogna, left, and Craig Karner prepare pre-rolls of marijuana for distribution. – Michelle McLoughlin for The Wall Street Journal

Advanced Grow Labs in West Haven, CT

Advanced Grow Labs began production in July and had its first harvest in December. The company occupies part of a 62,000-square-foot warehouse in an industrial section of West Haven, Conn., located just off Interstate 95. – Michelle McLoughlin for The Wall Street Journal