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Page Six


Thursday, March 23, 1932.

Page Six THE MICHIGAN DAILY Thursday, March 23, 1972

Marijuana commission
urges decriminalization

Jury rejects damages
in Jackson College trial


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(Continued from Page 1) more than one ounce or not-for- BILOXI, Miss. (') - An all-i
turn out to be a passing fad that profit sale of small amounts in white jury yesterday rejected all
will diminish or die away if re- public. damage claims in the $13.8 mil-
moved from the public spotlight -Jail terms up to 60 days and lion suit against Mississippi high- t
and discouraged through vigorous fines up to $100 for disorderly con- way patrolmen and Jackson city
government efforts to eliminate its duct linked to public marijuana police in connection with the 1970 c
growth, importation and sale. use or intoxication. Jackson State College shootings in t
which two young blacks died. c
But the report also concluded -Continued felony penalties for The jury had been deliberating
that its dangers don't justify con- cultivation of marijuana, sale for since Monday night. j
tinued jailing and fining of persons profit or possession with intent t I
sell. The commission also recoin- It was the first court test of the
who merely use marijuana in pri- ended stcom e u st uni- shootings at the predominantly 1
vate r who possess small quan- formblack college May 15, 1970.
titles to it. farm penalties. The President's Commission onr
Specifically the commission Although the full 13-member Campus Unrest had earlier inves-n
mpef trhe commenains cuisin -commission was united in recom- tigated the shootings and found
made recommendations including: mending generally an end to crim- the incident unjustified.
-Classification of marijuana as inal penalties for private use, some Federal and state grand jurieso
contraband, subject to confisca- members differed on some epecific also investigated the incident, int
tion by authorities wherever found recommendations. Reps. Tim Lee which a 200-round bullet barragei
outside the home. Carter (R-Ky.) and Paul G. Rcgers by officers sprayed a girls' dor-
--it$s (D-Fla.) urged non-criminal fines mitory. Neither brought criminalv
-Fines of up to $100 for using; for use or possession of any charges.t
marijuana in public, possession ,of frueo oseso fan hre.
amount of marijuana. The damage suits, consolidated
In another direction, Sens. Jacob I for the trial, were filed by rela-t
K. Javits (R-N.Y.) and Harold E. tives of the dead youths and by
Hughes (D-Iowa) said marijuana survivors who were injured. Nine
should not be contraband, that all persons were wounded.
not-for-profit sales should be free The suits asked that the 431
from criminal penalties, and that Jackson policemen and the Mis-'
resign from possession in public of even more sissippi highway patrolmen be
than one ounce shouldn't be pun- held financially responsible for the
lished. shootings, which the blacks main-

tained were unjustified.
There was no comment from
the blacks after the verdict, but
they had said earlier they would
appeal if they lost. One source
close to the case had indicated
that airing the shooting in open
court was as important in one
sense as securing a monetary
The officers testified they were
under a rain of bricks, bottles and
stones and opened fire after a
sniper shot at them from a dor-
mitory window.
Students and a newsman at the
scene claimed that they recalled
one bottle thrown at the police de-
tachment - with no sign of snip-
The law enforcement officers
were lined up about 20 yards from
the dormitory; 50 to 100 young
blacks milled about in front of
Police testified that no order to
"fire" was given, that the shooting
was a spontaneous reaction, taken
in self-defense

THURSDAY, MARCH 23 English Dept.-Extension Se'rvice: po- HEAR CITY C
etrv readings by Milton Kessler, UGLI ASK TH
Da a ln a Multipurpose Rm., 4 p.m. /
y Calendar Art & History of Art Lecture: N. THURS., MA
Calas, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.. N.J.
Sch. of Natural Resources & Sea "The Challenge of Surrealism," Archi- City COU
Grant Prog. Lecture: J. Laxer, York tecture & Design Aud., 4:10 p.m.
Univ., "The Economic and Political Speech Dept. Performance: Moliere's City Ha
Complications of Continental Energy "The Forced Marriage" and "Tartuffe,
and Resource Policies: A Canadian Arena Theatre, Frieze Bldg., 4:10 p.m -LISTEN IF Y
View," 1040 Sch. of Nat. Res.. 12:10 p.m. International Night: Mexican food -ON V
Computing Ctr. Short Course: "Ad- Mich. League cafeteria, 5 p.m. (F

R. 23-7:45 PM.
ncil Chambers
ll-2nd Floor
.M . 107.1) )


vanced Uses of the MTS Loader," Sem-C
inar Rm., Comp. Ctr., 3 p.m.t
American Culture & History of Art
Lecture: D. Lawall, Univ. of Va 4
"Phases of American Art, 1670-1870,"1
W. Gallery, Museum of Art, 3 p.m.
Psychiatry Lecture: S. Amarel, Rut-
gers Univ., "Representations of Prob-
lems for Machine Problem Solving,"
1057 MHRI, 3:45 p.m.
Mathematics Lecture: J. Greeno,
"Markovian Models of Learning and
Problem Solving," 3201 Angell Hall, 41
Botany Seminar: C. Heiser, Jr., In-
diana Univ., "Variation in the Bottle
Gourd, Lagenaria siceraria," 1139 Nat.
Sci. Bldg., 4 p.m.
Nuclear Colloquium: M. Harvey, AEC,
Canada, "Cluster Models and the Fis-
sion Problem," P & A Colloq. Rm. 4
Physics Seminar: F. Wu, Northeast-
ern Univ., "Critical Phenomena and
Phase Transitions," 1041 Randall Lab,
4 p.m.

Computing Ctr. Short Course: "In-
troduction to GPSS/360," 146 Bus. Ad..
t-9:30 p.m
Music School: University Concert
Band, Hill Aud., 8 p.m.
International Coffee Hour: 1024 Hill
St., 9 p.m.

Daily Classifieds Get Resul ts




v dr IJUDuring the course of its study,V
J which the committee said was the
(Continued from Page 1) most comprehensive ever under-
(taken on the subject, it financed C*a ' s f d
government control. It represents more than 50 research projects,
political and business interests," it collected thousands of pages of
said. transcripts from public .nd pri-
Meanwhile The White House vate hearings and investigated
said yesterday President Nixon heavy, long-term use of marijuana Read D aily
will not permit a small group of in Jamaica, Greece, India and Af-
labor leaders, described by the ghanistan.
White House as representing but a __
small minority of American wage7a 'a71a N!
earners, to sabotage his anti-in-
flation program.
Ziegler said of the three who I
quit the Pay Board, "Because they
didn't get their way, they decided
to walk away from the prob
lem," o
He said he specifically referred
to a Pay Board vote to reduce la-
bor gains following a prolonged;
West Coast Dock strike.,I l
The Ecology Center this week is
sponsoring a recycling drive aimed
at collecting paper, magazines. ct
bottles, and cans. Interested per-
sons can bring their recyclable
refuse to 1965 S. Industrial High-
way this Wednesday through Sat-
urday, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Center requests donors t
bundle newspapers and magazines
separately. In addition, bottles ANN ARBOR
must be sorted by color and all
metal rings removed. Cans must 12 S. University
have all labels removed, and be
rinsed and flattened.
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