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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 11, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa JFor Befter Heaffh r 'I A I'.'.j' t -1. The Ctdar Haplds Gazette: Wed.. Sept. II, 1974 Some Answers fo Questions Concernmg Drug r. S.U Amlelmiin marijuana are not chimilcally ......____V By Dr. As people (lobule the pros and cons (if U'KallzInu marijuana, and mure and more families are fuccd with stcrs who are into the counterculture, my mailbag comes heaped with about druf! abuse. Today, I'll answer some of the must frequently asked questions .ibout narcotics that .specific class of or substances which are habit forming. Q What arc narcotic (truss? A Opium and pain-killing drugs made from opium, such as heroin, morphine, paregoric and codeine. Synthetic drugs such as Demerol and Dolophinc are classified as 'narcotics. Cocaine and narcotic but are legally clas- sified as such. What Is narcotic addic- tion'.' A When a narcotic user is addicted, his body requires repeated and larger doses of the drug. This happens because the body develops a tolerance for the drug and requires more of it to achieve the same "high" produced by the first shot of the drug. Q What's the effect of a drug heroin, for example? A The first reaction to heroin is a reduction of tension, easing of fears and relief from worry. Feeling "high" may lie followed by a period of inac- tivity bordering on stupor. The drug depresses certain areas of the brain and may reduce Dr. Andelman hunger, thirst and the sex- drive. It may also reduce feelings of pain. The drug's ef- fects are influenced by the user's personality, the size and frequency of the dose and how the drug is taken. POCS drug use shorten the addict's life? A Yes. In fact, statistics indicate that his life span may be shortened by 15 to 21) years. What's (he medical view of addiction? A Medical authorities agree that the addict needs treatment for physical addic- tion and withdrawal sickness. Following this treatment, he needs rehabilitation to prevent a return to addiction. Because the rebuilding of a life requires many services and special programs, the Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Act of lllfili gives certain addicts a choice of treatment instead of imprison- ment and, if they are not charged with a crime, the right to receive treatment instead of neglect. communities. Many cities now have drug action lines where addicts or their families can call for help or referral. Dog Balks on Tracks; Train Kills Master SUKKKY, li. C. (UI'I) An 11-year-old hoy's effort to save his dog from a train cost the youth his life. Thomas I'ye, of Surrey, was walking along the railroad tracks near his home with his dog and a friend. When the boys heard a train coming, young Thomas al- The law also provides that a templed to gel the off the complete range of rehabilita- tracks, the dog balked and both lion services be made available were struck and killed. The to narcotic addicts in their own other youth escaped iiijun, LAFF A DAY "You've got to be Senior Citizen Buses Cedar Rapids System Telephone 303-8244 Area Ten (SEATS) In Cedar Rapids 398-5605 Elsewhere 800-332-5996 Run for Office To Lose Weight Okla. (AP) If you're overweight, maybe you should run for public office. Jim Inhofe, who won the Republican nomination for governor, said he lost 57 pounds during the campaign and now is down to a trim-148 pounds. The Tulsa in- surance executive defealed Garrison in (he primary and will meet either U. S. Hep. Clem McSpadden or Stale Rep. David lioren in the November general election, lioren and McSpadden will fight il out Sept. 17 for Ihe Democratic nomination. In his campaign, Inhofe at- tended nearly 275 neigh- borhood meclings and per- sonally knocked on a lot of doors. Stoker Charged with Resisting Arrest warrant issued Wednesday by Magistrate George Stein (or the arresl of Kendall W. Slaker, 19, route two, Traer, charges him with resisting execution of due process Sept..') al Dysarl. He is accused with resisting Dysart Police Chief Bruce C. Holin after being told he was tinder arrest and attempting lo strike Bolin, attempting to break away and refusal to A'alk to the police; station. Slaker is also charged with unlawful assembly. He is to appear Monday in magistrate's court in Traer and has posted a bond. The arresl stems from a Monday night fight in Dysart which broke out at.a dance in the community building. acres of everything for the home in downtown Cedar Rapids For you who love a touch of yesterday in your beautiful "today" living, there's nothing quite like Colonial Furnlture- lf has strucl< us in our years of dealing in fine Colonial Furniture that Colonial and the people who admire it are one of the best matched pairs of all times. 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