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Dutch Marijuana Tourism Ban Will Increase Crime: Amsterdam Officials

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AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands -- The city of Amsterdam is preparing to fight for tourists' right to party.

The capital's town council, backed by the tourist board and local campaigners, is opposing a new law proposed by the Dutch government that would ban foreigners from frequenting the city's cannabis-serving coffee shops by 2012.

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