Coleraine campus in line for cannabis research project

by Peter Winter

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by Peter Winter

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peter.winter@thechronicle.uk.com

THE world's biggest producer of cannabis oil is considering a move to Coleraine.

Colorado-based firm Mile High Labs is discussing a partnership with Ulster University to research its product's potential medical uses, the Chronicle understands.

The company extracts chemical compounds known as ‘cannabinoids’ which studies have concluded contain pain-relieving properties.

Sources told the Chronicle the research deal could lead to a permanent presence in Coleraine's Enterprise Zone.

*Read more on this story inside this week's Chronicle.

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