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Dutch Marijuana Tourism Ban Will Increase Crime: Amsterdam Officials

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First Posted: 06/24/11 01:13 PM ET Updated: 08/24/11 06:12 AM ET

GlobalPost :

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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Filed by Curtis M. Wong  |