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: -continua- -bora of Rlarijusni Addicts Cause Polics II:r3 fetDiffe!ty Lack of a state law against the use of marijuana is causing local police officers much trouble and prosecution ' of persons who ' are peddling the narcotic is conducted with difficulty, according - to state ments mane Saturday. , Marijuana addicts fom one of the most dangerous classes of clrmlnale in the southwest, according to Acting Acting Chief of Police . Dyer. : Undor the Influence of marijuana, a man wilt commit almost any crime and Is absolutely devoid of fear of consequences, consequences, 'he said. The drug grows abundantly In this region and la dried and rolled Into cigarettes which are" smoked by the addicts. Though some towns have Amerl- In locaj statutes governing the use and sale of marijuana, there is no state law against it. Assistant County At-tomev At-tomev At-tomev Kemof stated. :; Local police have Tieen Instructed to arrest rail ' men peddling mari juana: and hold them under a vagrancy vagrancy charge. A marijuana peddler. arrested Saturday, was fined 120 by Police Judge Cowan ; "Marijuana is used by morphine and cocaine addicts when they are unable to get their favorite drug. -Detective -Detective Al Franco, who has made a study of the subject, said Satur day. "When a ! man gets full of marijuana he often runs amuck and Will attack anyone he meets. , vi Police t eour records i of many morder towns show that mayhem In most cases 'has been committed by marijuana smoker?. . , Marijuana-Is Marijuana-Is Marijuana-Is grown In Tucson, according according ,to police offiolils and there Is a field not far from the water works that Is devoted exclusively to he ciiltliry of the herb. It

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  1. Arizona Daily Star,
  2. 24 Jun 1923, Sun,
  3. Page 2

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