Smiths Falls is making chocolate again, but this time there’s a twist

They’re making chocolate again at the old Hershey factory in Smiths Falls, Ont., but this time, the sweet stuff is laced with cannabis.

While it’s not yet legal to sell the THC-infused chocolate being produced at Canopy Growth’s Tweed facility, research and development is well underway at 1 Hershey Dr. thanks to a partnership with Hummingbird Chocolate Maker from nearby Almonte, Ont.

The award-winning chocolate company has brought its “bean to bar” operation and has helped outfit Tweed with a brand new facility.

Jordan Sinclair is vice president of communications at Canopy Growth Corp. in Smiths Falls, Ont. (Jean Delisle/CBC)

“We needed them to be the partners that taught us about how to make a really good chocolate bar,” said Jordan Sinclair, vice president of communications for Canopy Growth.

“We bring the

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