RAND: Crime Increased When Marijuana Dispensaries Closed
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When marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles closed, crime actually went up according to a new study by the RAND Corporation. Medical marijuana advocates say this proves what they've known all along -- that pot clubs don't cause crime. But some police and prosecutors say the research is deeply flawed.
Host Mina Kim talks with Mireille Jacobson, the study's lead author and a senior economist at RAND.
- Read the full RAND study and more: at KQED's News Fix blog