The Express from Lock Haven, Pennsylvania on May 19, 1971 · Page 10
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The Express from Lock Haven, Pennsylvania · Page 10

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Page 10-Wednesday, May 19, 1971-The Express, Lock Haven, Pa. Commission on drugs told marijuana should be legal to use WASHINGTON (AP) - A National Commission on Marijuana and Dangerous Drugs was told Tuesday marijuana probably is dangerous but should be legalized. The testimony . followed the claims Monday of two doctors that the drug produced distortion of perception and reality in test subjects and the opinion of andther doctor that alcohol produces similar results. John Kaplan, a law professor at Stanford University, told the commission Tuesday in prepared testimony he believes marijuana to be dangerous but- added research since 1894 has yet to show how dangerous the drug may be. "If the marijuana laws worked," he said, "I would be strongly in favor of them but they, like Prohibition, do not work. They divide the young from the old and are propelling us to a national crisis of con- fidence of major dimensions. Therefore they must go." Monday, Drs. Harold Kolansky and William Moore outlined their heavily publicized study of 38 psychiatric patients, which they said showed marijuana "produces a brain syndrome marked by distortion of perception and reality which leads ..." to impaired judgment, lagging attention spans, slowing of a sense of time and trouble talking. They concluded the mental problems observed in their patients resulted from marijuana smoking and recommended a "get tough" policy to control the drug. However, Dr. Bertram S. Brown, director of the National Institute of Mental Health and also a witness before the commission, said in an Interview it probably would be possible to find 38 marijuana smokers who had graduated from college with honors. Brown told the commission he was not ready to recommend legalizing the drug but "I do know that the present penalty structure itself is already out of keeping with what we know about the drug." The Kolansky-Moore findings also were disputed by drug ex- pert Dr. Norman Zinberg of Harvard. He told a news conference the findings, first disclosed in April, would be hard not to apply to a group of college beer drinkers. Dr. Joel Fort of San Francisco submitted a written critique saying the Kolansky-Moore paper is "full of inaccurate and inflammatory statements" with a conclusion of "some amateurish social criticism that might have been written by Vice President Spiro T. Agnew's speech writers." H B B 5 8 B'fl'fl'8 8 6 fl 8 6 6 t »•» B fl fl a 8 B g 8 COPPES & THORSON Bellefente Ave. at Jones St. Open 7 Days a Week Until 10 p.m. WILSON — SINCLAIR CORN KING WESTERN STEER BONED AND ROLLED Chuck Roast FURNITURE Ib. 89 CHUCK STEAK... RIB STEAK Country Style SPARE RIBS Fresh Loose SAUSAGE Lb, FRESH GROUND BEEF LB. 69* 10 Ibs. 4.90 : little Neck CLAMS DOZ. Store Sliced BACON Lb. n If 711 While You 1 fiQ PIZZA Wait PLAIN 1.U9 PEPPERONI 1.29 DELICATESSEN DEPARTMENT DELIGHTS •DILL PICKLES oPIMENTO AND HAM SALAD SPREAD e FRUIT FLUFF •BAKED HAM •BAKED BEANS • POTATO SALAD oPICKLED EGGS •MACARONI SALAD WE ACCEPT FOOD STAMP COUPONS: a a La oflOBPPQDOtooooQpaQO«aB««»8B»989»«»BB».»-aj»t9»»»g»^ LOCK HAVEN 'Put Your Feet In Our Hands >» Price m J Select Group of I ^T^ Dress, Casual & Sport Shoes * ^™ f by Miss America, Life Stride, Red Cross, Lujano, Buster Brown, in Navy, Black Patent, White Patent & Bone. KEDS Selected Group Mens— Womens— Children 3 90 &4 Florsheim Roblee Pedwin Mens & Boys Straps & Boots Select Group Just Say CHARGE IT PLEASE Savings up to 50% The (DOVlSVUf Js Open Thurs. Fri. Mon. Till 9 OLD TM VALUES ...throughout 3 floors! -During- OLD FASHIONED DAYS: •Thursday Friday Saturday »H<i I i! 1 'II WOLF'S OPEN FRIDAY & MONDAY! TILL 9 _,M^6%0£%.,...,.« '^^^1^^^^^ CONTEMPORARY STYLING IN LAVISH WALNUT "The Elipse" includes 68" triple dresser with 22 x 41 vertical frame mirror, 5- drawer chest, headboard suitable for regular or queensize bedding. SPANISH WITH GIANT 68" TRIPLE DRESSER Here's Spanish with all the flavor of the Mediterranean. 68" triple dresser, twin vertical mirrors, 5-drawer door chest, headboard suitable for regular or queensize bedding. YOUR CHOICE 249 r<t _• K^ ^-'.-'iv^-i S-A-V-E EASY CREDIT Open your Wolf Account Kroehler Sofa has a BUILT IN BED a ful 4 i . FURNITURE Just one of the many Hide- a-bed values from Wolf's,

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