Cocaine, AK-47 Seized at LA 'Pot Clinic'

Probe launched after 'hit' at medical marijuana 'healing center'
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Aug 5, 2011 1:42 PM CDT

(Newser) – Turns out one medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles wasn't so chill. A police raid of the place netted 9 kilos of cocaine, oxycodone, an AK-47 assault rifle and other guns, and 300 pot plants, according to authorities. An investigation of the White Oak Healing Center was launched last year after a fatal shooting at the center that looked like an "organied-crime-style hit," police told the Los Angeles Times. Six people have been busted for allegedly operating a drug ring between LA and Cleveland. (Read more crime stories.)

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