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***EXCLUSIVE***
WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF DRUG CONTROL POLICY SNOOPING FOR COLORADO MED-MARIJUANA CRIME STATISTICS

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June 29, 2010



CompleteColorado.com has obtained an email showing that the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy is on the hunt for crime statistics related to Colorado's burgeoning medical marijuana dispensary industry.

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The email is addressed to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment director Ned Calonge. It's unknown at this time if Calonge replied to the request for statistics from Mr. Aaron Flaster.

The idea that medical marijuana dispensaries are magnets for crime was a widely debated topic last fall, when stories were published that dispensaries were fostering a new crime wave. Local attorney Jessica Peck Corry disputed the main thrusts of the story, arguing that banks were actually more dangerous than med-pot dispensaries.

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