Sanctuary in the Orlando Sentinel

  • By By Austin Fuller, Orlando Sentinel
  • Apr 21, 2021

From roses to weed: Apopka flower grower moves into the medical marijuana business

Orlando Sentinel, Austin Fuller  | April 21, 2021

APOPKA — There are roses outside the building where the marijuana is grown, planted nearby beyond a tall chain-link fence.
Inside the building, medical marijuana plants grow and are harvested. There’s a room for labeling and a kitchen for the eventual production of edibles.

Bill Dewar, whose dad started Dewar Nurseries off Keene Road in the early 1960s, is a partner in Sanctuary Medicinals in Florida, which runs the Apopka marijuana cultivation facility. It is one of the latest entries into the growing medical marijuana business in the state.

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Photo Credit: Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda for the Orlando Sentinel