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California / Medical Marijuana #1010580

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 28, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Lake Forest, California: George Lewis) The federal crackdown in California on medical marijuana dispensaries featured; scenes shown of demonstrations; details given about the order to shut down pot shops in Lake Forest. [US attorney Melinda HAAG†- says the law has been hijacked by profiteers who are motivated by money.] [Lake Forest legal counsel Jeff DUNN†- says pot stores are not allowed in Lake Forest.] [Lawyer for dispensaries Vincent HOWARD†- says this is a legitimate business.] [School co-owner Ajantha NADESON†- says they could smell marijuana through the ceiling.] [Cancer patient Tony KLEIN‡- says if it wasn’t for pot he’d be dead.]

Williams, Brian;
Lewis, George

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