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Pro/Con: Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-05-19

Duration: 00:03:47

Subjects: MARIJUANA | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Drugs | Drug possession


  • George, Beth Host
  • Guarisco, Anthony Speaker
  • Garrison, Bo Speaker


This segment from the May 19, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on a bill that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. State Senator Anthony Guarisco of Morgan City speaks in favor of the proposal, while Colonel Bo Garrison of the Louisiana State Police speaks against it. Host: Beth George