NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 18, 1972
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(Studio) 2 issues in campaign `72 are: legalizing marijuana, and banning busing. Marijuana question sponsored mainly by young. Senator George McGovern was first to advocate looser laws for marijuana. President Nixon opposes legalizing marijuana, even if President study approves it. Congress probably won't pass new law as little pressure behind it. Contrasted to pressure to repeal prohibition and social settings for drinking.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
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