SOURCE: Ataraxia


August 05, 2016 17:57 ET

First Authorized Media Tour Scheduled Inside Illinois Cultivation Center

Leading Cultivator, Ataraxia, Offers Rare Behind the Scenes Look Into Its Operations

ALBION, IL--(Marketwired - August 05, 2016) -

WHO: Ataraxia owns and operates a 52,000-square-foot cultivation center located in Albion, Illinois manufacturing the Gold Leaf line of medicine which includes flower, vape pens, edibles (gummy bears and chocolates) oils and topicals.

WHAT: Due to recent administrative rule changes, members of the media are now allowed inside Illinois cultivation centers. Photography and videography will be permitted. Cultivators will take media on a tour to learn about the life cycle of cannabis plants and how the various delivery methods of medical cannabis are produced. Tour includes:

  • Grow House -- see various plant cycles
  • Extraction Room -- extraction technicians will produce oil and concentrates
  • Kitchen -- meet with the head chef and learn about how edibles are made
  • Interviews with Ataraxia team members

WHEN: Monday August 8th 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

  884 Industrial Street
  Albion, IL 62806

Directions: From the intersection of Highway 130 and Highway 15, go east on Highway 15 about 1.5 miles. You will pass a cemetery on your right as well as a tractor dealer with red and blue tractors out in front. Industrial Street is right after the tractor dealer. Also, look for Pioneer Seed. The facility is behind Pioneer Seed on Industrial Street. If you have problems finding the facility call 618-446-3275.

Due to state regulations participants must be approved before the tour. Please send the name and company affiliation for each participant to no later than August 8th at 8am.

About Us: Ataraxia, which is a Latin term meaning "freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety," operates a 52,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility featuring a sterile lab environment for our grow operations as well as our extraction lab and edibles kitchen. Our proprietary nutrient feeding system utilizes both natural and organic methods to facilitate a consistent year-round grow cycle. Ataraxia is majority minority owned and is deeply committed to setting industry standards and providing the highest quality of medicine for patients.

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