“Also Sprach Zarathustra”—the iconic music from 2001: A Space Odyssey—blares as the room behind is revealed.
To the right, more workers at tables pack marijuana into joints, holding back shy grins as the mob ambles past.
We were walking through the middle of the factory floor on a red carpet, after all.
But the situation is less peachy for small operators who want to follow the rules.
“Nobody becomes a farmer because they want to do paperwork, and the regulatory burden is massive,” says cannabis farmer Casey O'Neill.
“So the supply chain transition has been drastic, and that's one of the things that we're really trying to figure out.”