A nonprofit think tank on Monday retracted a widely reported study that linked last year’s closing of hundreds of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles to a rise in crime rates in surrounding neighborhoods.
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Promising further review, the think tank removes a study from its website linking pot clinics to a drop in crime rates, after sharp criticism from the city attorney's office.
A RAND Corporation study shows lower crime rates rise in neighborhoods where dispensaries are forced to close.
Legalizing the production and distribution of marijuana in California could cut the price of the drug by as much as 80 percent and increase consumption, according to a new study by the nonprofit RAND Corporation that examines many issues raised by proposals to legalize marijuana in the state.