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1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Stabbing Outside Sacramento Pot Club

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SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — Three people were stabbed, one fatally, outside a medical marijuana dispensary in Sacramento on the day pot users around the nation celebrate the drug’s unofficial holiday.

The assaults Wednesday morning were outside the R&R Wellness Collective marijuana shop in South Sacramento.  Police said they do not know if marijuana had anything to do with the stabbings.

A suspect was in custody, although no names have been released.

The victims were among two groups of people who got into a fight in the parking lot outside the dispensary.

Police said R&R Wellness was having a two-for-one promotion in honor of the annual 420 Day commemorated by pot enthusiasts on April 20 because “420” is a nickname for marijuana.

(Copyright 2011 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services may have contributed to this report.)

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