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The Michigan Daily-Friday, May 16, 1980-Page 5
gyn < kLegal pot
might not
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patients
LANSING (UPI)-Legal marijuana
should finally be ready for distribution
to Michigan cancer chemotherapy
patients today but there are concerns
about whether it will be potent enough
9 to do the trick, officials said yesterday.
Public Health Director Maurice
Reizen and Lt. Gov. James Brickley
were to announce at a morning news
conference commencement of the long-
delayed program approved by the
legislature last fall.
THE BILL, SIGNED into law Oct. 22,
legalized pot for cancer and glaucoma
patients.
Plans for providing pot to glaucoma
sufferers still are in the development
stage, however, despite a requirement
that procedures for both be in place
within 90 days after the bill became
law.
An aide to Sen. Stephen Monsma,
sponsor of the medical pot bill, said the
effectiveness of the pot effort is "an
, open question" because the National
. .Institute of Drug Abuse is providing
marijuana less than half as potent as.
(oingr m y w ay? APht had been sought by state officials.
"NIDA has not been very helpful to
Although these oil paintings of Prince Phillip and Queen Elizabeth seem to be going out for a stroll, they actually are being the state or to us in allowing us to have
carried by volunteer helper Terry Collins. The portraits, ina Toronto charity auction, sold for $25 a piece. the cigarette that we requested," said
the aide, Dick Klaver.
Shapiro warns Regents of Join Tih
possible 'U' staff layoffs Daily *
(Continued from Page 3)
said, the executive officers deciaea to lowest extent possible;
make every effort not to cut back in the l To insure the highest possible Been lookingfor something to laugh about latey ?
areas of teaching and research except salary increases for the faculty and How about national tounn Of
as a last resprt. staff; and,
Alfred Sussman, acting University " To preserve the integrity of the non-
vice-president for- academic affairs, salary portion of the budget, e.g.,
submitted a list of budget objectives to equipment, renovation, library
the Regents. The primary objectives book/journal acquisitions, utilities, and
are: general departmental operating
T o restrain tuition increases to the accounts.
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