Clipped From The Atchison Daily Globe

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 - Commission on Mari- Mari- )ua"a a"u . j * " , ,...
Commission on Mari- Mari- )ua"a a"u . j * " , , „,?, Recommend Marijuana Law Changes recommended repeal of aU jaU terms and flIle5 for private pot but not for its cultlva- cultlva- recommended repeal of all jaU "on or sale. , «*« ,a year s Btu^. cnar" tered * c°W<m, the con- con- servative panel unanimously P™P°9ed a national policy of UBing ..perBuasion ralTer than prosecuUon" to alBcouraae smoking of marijuana. But it BtODned short of recom-the recom-the -^^i,* -^^i,* i„«ii..m.» . ' „.„L- „.„L- .u 'V' .1 K ..T r' Z^hT^"8"^" damage or birth defects, or lead 1° crL™. vlolence « ? y m0re P0*6""1 Ra' But it did find that long-term, long-term, long-term, dai]y use of marijuana by ado lescents sometimes contributes lo a general lack of motivation, concluded that anyone driving under the influence of mari juana Is a serious threat to public safety and said that But it stopped short of recom- recom- Vor IF de*mDhas 2ed. , " Ba'd m5.r,J™tnua \ £" i'" ""Lt,11™ . .1 i ? «s contranann in confiscaled bv police wherever found ou(side lnc home- home- even if K'nntlmied on page 9) heavy, daily use over a number pri-of years may cause some dam- dam- Rich-age to heart and lungs. "In general, we recommend par-onlv a decriminalization of pos- pos- session of marijuana for per- per- Han-sona) use on both the state and renomina-federallevels," the commission said Specifically, it recommended: con--Elimination con--Elimination of fines and jail terms for smoking mari- mari- lead-juana in private or possessing one ounce or less. pre-Kelentiun of felony penal- penal- ties for growing marijuana. selling il for profit or possess- possess- ing it with intent to sell. -Fines -Fines of up to tlOO for col-smoking in public, public pos- pos- session of more than one ounce, or not-for-profit not-for-profit not-for-profit not-for-profit not-for-profit distribution of small amounts in public. corpo-— Jail lerms of up Id 60 days and a $100 fine for disorderly conduct linked to public mari- mari- .iuana use or intoxication. --Penalties --Penalties --Penalties of up to a year in jail, a $1,000 fine and suspen- suspen- sion nf operator's permit for driving a vehicle or operating any dangerous instrument while under the influence of pre-marijuana. riassification of mariiuana contraband thai cnuld be

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  1. The Atchison Daily Globe,
  2. 22 Mar 1972, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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