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Once a quick lube shop, now a marijuana dispensary

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Arising from the shell of a former Super-Lube, Miami-based Knox Medical Thursday opened its first medical marijuana dispensary in the state’s capital. When asked why he opened on a busy Midtown Tallahassee corner, sandwiched between two older residential neighborhoods, co-founder Bruce Knox mentioned the site’s “access and visibility.” “This is a great location to serve the residents of Tallahassee,” he said during a media preview of the new dispensary. Lesson one: Even in the retail medical marijuana business, it’s all about…

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Jabil Circuit gives over $200K for All Children’s brain protection program

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All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg said Monday that it had received more than $200,000 in donations in 2015 from one of the area’s largest companies. The donations from Jabil Circuit, based in St. Petersburg, will help the hospital’s recently established Institute for Brain Protection Sciences, which includes programs in neurology, neurosurgery, epileptology, neuro-oncology, neuroradiology, behavioral medicine, rehabilitative medicine, neuropathology, neuropsychiatry, psychiatry, and neuropsychology. “Jabil has been a great example of a corporate philanthropic partner,” All Children’s Executive Vice President…

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