NewsNEW MARIJUANA GROW OPERATION IN KAPUSKASING SHARE ON: Tim Rout, staff Tuesday, Jul. 19th, 2016A new medical marijuana facility could be coming to Kapuskasing. The town has been in talks with CannAssist, a distributing company since back in 2014. Economic development officer for the town of Kapuskasing Andre Robichaud believes this will have a significant impact on the local economy. Robichaud says for a community the size of Kapuskasing this could create up to 40 new jobs. Robichaud also says the community response has been positive towards the new project. The proposed medical marijuana production facility would have security built almost to the same standards as a bank or pharmacy.