Daily Roundup: Americans Pay $25 Billion Per Year for Bud; CA Drug Warriors Cry for ‘Help’

Two murders at separate pot clubs in Los Angeles rock the medical marijuana community, InsideBayArea reports. “Four robbers gunned down an employee and wounded another at about 4:15 p.m. Thursday at Higher Path Holistic Care Collective on Sunset Boulevard in the Echo Park area, said Commander David Doan, chief of detectives. Killed was Matthew Butcher, 27, of Los Angeles, a coroner’s official said. The other employee, whose name was not released, was hospitalized in critical condition, police said. … Five hours after the first attack, the owner of the Hollywood Holistic dispensary found the body of an employee at the Hollywood store, Doan said. The man was in his 30s, but his name was not released. He appeared to have been stabbed to death.”

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