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New hemp processing facility coming to Pueblo

Posted: 5:43 PM, Aug 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-12 19:45:52-04

PUEBLO — More jobs are coming to Pueblo.

PEDCO, the Pueblo Economic Development Corporation, just announced a news hemp processing facility will be taking up residence near the airport.

"Thar Extracts" will bring 27 full time jobs and over 400,000 dollars from the City of Pueblo's half cent fund for economic development.

City Council will still need to approve the plan, but Thar hopes to be up and running by November.