VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / April 25, 2014 / Enertopia Corporation (ENRT) on the OTCBB and (TOP) on the CSE (the "Company" or "Enertopia") is pleased to announce the appointment of its first managers for its new Ontario marijuana production facility.
Mr. Don Shaxon has been named Ontario Operations Manager, having responsibility for the current facility location, design, team building, operations and build out. Don has been an early pioneer in the legal cannabis market place since 2006 as a grower under the old MMAR and with his several years of cannabis consulting experience with the top tier of MMJ public stocks in the USA.
"Words cannot describe how truly excited I am to be running the Ontario operations for Enertopia and Lexaria. The healing properties of cannabis are undeniable and it's a great feeling for me, knowing we'll be supplying Canadian patients with the quality medicine they rightfully deserve. I'm very much looking forward to solidifying our position as a leader in the emerging medical marijuana industry in Canada." said Don Shaxon.
Enertopia is also announcing Mr. Jason Springett as Master Grower for the new facility.
"We have identified the talented individuals who have the expertise and ambition to turn the Ontario marijuana production facility into one of the world's best, and we will settle for nothing less than the top tier in quality for MMJ production facilities." said Robert McAllister, President / CEO of Enertopia.
Enertopia also reports that, following a site visit last week, design and engineering of the facility is underway. HVAC, electrical, structural, production optimization and floor design, and plant and process security are just some of the aspects of the project that are now being planned.
The project is being designed as one of Canada's largest and most advanced marijuana production facilities. Production areas are expected to be completed in either two or three stages, with an initial production area of 20,000 square feet being contemplated at this time. Ultimate production capacity at this location could be up to 60,000 square feet on a single floor, or more if a second floor design is utilized in whole or in part.
The consultants are each eligible to receive up to 472,500 restricted common shares of stock over time in their respective roles as an Advisory Board members, depending on certain specified performance thresholds being reached. Enertopia continues to build its team of experts and consultants in all aspects of its business and expects to continue this growth in the near future.
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SOURCE: Enertopia Corporation