A medical marijuana testing facility has been awarded for Chillicothe. The State of Missouri announced 10 licenses for Medical Marijuana Testing Facilities, one of those will be in Chillicothe.
Green Orchard Labs LLC received approval after the Department of Health and Senior Services completed the blind scoring of the applications. The address for the testing facility given on the application is 1101 South Mitchell. The testing facilities will assess the THC levels in marijuana products and screen them for foreign matter or dangerous bacteria.
Chillicothe City Administrator Darin Chappell says the new facility is expected to have as many as 12 employees and wages could range from $50,000 to $150,000 a year.
Licenses for dispensaries will be announced January 24th.