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Dispensary Profile: H.I.N.T., Van Nuys, CA
Posted in News on 11 March 2010
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H.I.N.T. CareGivers is located in the corner of a small outdoor mall in Van Nuys on a street that has seen better days. The anchor tenant, a Circuit City, closed last year. It is being replaced by a thrift shop.             But H.I.N.T. (“Healing Impact Natural Treatment”), which opened in April 2009 and occupies a [...]

Dispensary Profile: Safe Harbor Collective, Van Nuys, CA
Posted in News on 10 February 2010
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The Safe Harbor Patients Collective lives up to its name.    Located in a long-converted converted Van Nuys home on a block with a dry cleaners, restaurant and a liquor store, Safe Harbor doesn’t evince the fluorescent-lit, flat-screen TV slickness possessed by many other Los Angeles dispensaries. Its patio entrance is the site for regular barbecues [...]