Knox Medical opening medical-marijuana dispensary in Gainesville

The Gainesville dispensary will be located at 3400 SW 34th Street.

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  • | 5:19 p.m. May 16, 2017
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Knox Medical has announced plans to open a dispensary in Gainesville. The company, led by CEO Jose Hidalgo and COO Bruce Knox, grows and sells low-THC cannabis for medical use to qualified patients in the Central Florida area.

Knox Nursery's greenhouses, located at 940 Avalon Road, has been growing flowers and plants for Florida's Resort industry since 1962.

Knox Medical – a subsidiary company that processes and sells medicinal cannabis oils, drops and capsules – also plans to open locations in Jacksonville, Lake Worth, Tallahassee, and St. Petersburg. The planned Orlando dispensary is slated to open in the coming weeks at 1901 N. Orange Avenue in the Ivanhoe Village neighborhood.
“Knox Medical is working with Florida’s top architects and designers to create an unrivaled dispensary experience that puts the needs and interests of our patients first. At every stage in this process, from cultivation to processing superior quality medicine, and now to dispensing at these state-of-the-art facilities, our objective at Knox Medical is to redefine excellence in the medicinal cannabis field at every level," said Hidalgo and Knox in a press release.

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