Locals, Stakeholders Lash Out Against New Cannabis Legislation

Local officials and cannabis advocates are chafing under Florida’s latest medical marijuana legislation.  But they’re reacting to the new regime in different ways.

“I love the location right across from Whole Foods,” Daniel McVay says walking up to Knox Medical’s first Tallahassee dispensary.  “Just beautifully centrally located.”

McVay helps lead retail for Knox Medical.  The Winter Garden marijuana grower is hoping to open its Tallahassee facility, its third statewide, by the end of the month.

“It’s very modern, it’s very Apple feeling,” McVay says looking around the lobby.  “There’s wood walls, a glass partition between the veranda and the atrium area with a very modern looking couch.  There’s white flooring that has this gold sparkle to it.  It feels very clean.”

McVay explains the company has similar shops in the works for Jacksonville, Lake Worth and St. Petersburg.  They’re hoping to have this first slate

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