The medical marijuana experiment in California is going up in smoke.
The Los Angeles City Council "voted unanimously Tuesday to ban all pot dispensaries" -- some 762 of them -- as reported by Kate Linthicum for the Los Angeles Times:
[Police Chief Charlie] Beck, who appeared before the council, said dispensaries can be hot spots for crime, citing burglaries, armed robberies and killings. In a letter to lawmakers, he said most pot shops are "for-profit businesses engaged in the sale of recreational marijuana to healthy young adults."
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