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The Madeleine Brand Show for July 25, 2012

Product at a typical marijuana dispensary.
Product at a typical marijuana dispensary.
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KPCC's Alex Cohen sits in for Madeleine this week. The LA City council votes to shut down medical marijuana dispensaries. They say legitimate users can grow their own pot, but just how much skill and money does it take to do that? Plus, violent clashes continue in Anaheim over an officer involved shooting, we'll get the latest. And in China, rescuers work frantically to save a woman drowning in a river, you won't believe what happened when they pulled her from the water. And Luke Burbank is back with the awesome and not awesome news of the week.