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Buffalo's East Side to see big investment from CBD-based company

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Posted at 2:38 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 14:38:31-05
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Jushi Inc is investing $5 million in a new high-tech hemp processing operation on Buffalo's East Side.

Sound Wellness LLC, a subsidiary of Jushi Inc, announced Monday it has received approval for its industrial hemp-CBD processor license application.

Jushi is expectd to create 30-65 jobs in the area. It's facility will house a state-of-the-art lab designed to allow Sound Wellness to create products using CBD distllate, CBD isolate and water-soluble CBD.

Sound Wellness will be launching its physician-formulated line of hemp-derived CBD products under the “MEND” brand name. The products will be available at the DENT Neurologic Institute at a discount to its patients.