Security, patient privacy a priority at Lake Worth marijuana dispensary (WPEC)
LAKE WORTH, Fla. (CBS12) —
Lake Worth is officially the home of the first medical marijuana dispensary in Palm Beach County.
The dispensary is on the corner of Lake Avenue and Dixie Highway, right across the street from City Hall.
This is also the fifth medical marijuana dispensary in the state owned by Knox Medical.
Patient privacy and security is a priority at the dispensary, according to the owners.
“There is not a blind spot in this entire place,” Knox Medical CEO Jose Javier Hidelgo said.
State of the art security measures are wrapped around the 2,000 square-foot Knox Medical building.
Employees are heavily vetted with a level two background check and dark glass surrounds the building for patient privacy.
“It isn’t a requirement,” Hidalgo said. “However, in the end, I think the patient feels safer when they come into an environment where they are looked