Lumby cannabis growing facility on hold

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The Regional District has put the brakes on a proposal for a cannabis growing facility on Shafer Road in rural Lumby.

RDNO directors want the company, Green Amber, to conduct a hydrology study to determine the impact on the water system, and to hold a public information meeting.

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The company is seeking agricultural land commission approval for a 100-thousand square foot facility, which nearby residents say should only be considered for industrial land.

The residents are concerned about water supply, traffic and crime.

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