PEI cannabis oil company to add 32 jobs

A cannabis oil extraction company in Charlottetown says it will expand its workforce with 32 new jobs with support from the province.

The P.E.I. government said it will provide​ Dosecann with labour rebates worth a maximum of $716,000 over two years, according to a news release. 

The province will also be providing $60,000 to help with the company’s rental costs, the release said. 

Developing medical and recreational products

One of the machines used to assemble cannabis oil products at the facility. (Jessica Doria-Brown/CBC)

“It probably allows us to bring new people on more quickly,” said Greg Boone, chief executive officer of Dosecann. “And what that does is it really allows us to train them properly, orient them properly and get them up to speed more quickly so that when we go into production, they know exactly what’s happening and what’s going on and where they are supposed to be.

“P.E.I. has really been

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