Marijuana dispensary hoax causes stir in Bed-Stuy (5.16.14)

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We've received several tips about flyers in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights for "The Brooklyn Medical Marijuana Dispensary." A banner hung at the intersection of Nostrand Avenue and Herkimer Street notes that a medical marijuana dispensary called "Piazza Del Popolare" is "Coming Soon" to that lot, its combination of bad clip art and the imprimatur of the official NYC government logo lending it a whiff of legitimacy.

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