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Marijuana In Michigan and Texas #20141

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 11, 1972
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(Studio) Special 3 judge panel in Michigan frees another 10 people serving up to 10 years for possession of marijuana, making 90 in all. New Michigan supreme court ruling reduced penalty.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Confort, Texas) [Jim GINEVERA - describes his arrest when found in hotel room with 1/2 ounce marijuana and a pipe.] [Townspeople want stricter laws to deal with marijuana, a new evil to this small town.] [Young people in town are not so much against marijuana, however.] [Mrs. Adah GINEVERA - says family condemned for her son's arrest.]
REPORTER: David Snell

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David
Duration:
00:03:10

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