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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Probe rules out marijuana use as anesthesia New Yerk 'Times Service PHILADELPHIA A University of Pennsylvania anesthesiologist investigating the possible medical uses of marijuana has tentatively concluded that the drug is un- suited for a major role as a surgical anesthesia. Dr. Robert E. says preliminary indication from huge doses of tetrahydrocannabinol injected intraveously into human volunteers do not rule out possible uses in conjunc- tion with primary anesthetics. don't think the drug is out to be the dream drug as an anesthetic agent some had Johnstone said. The major are that the effects last too they are not quickly reversible by the use of some other drug in case of a bad most impor- tantly in his the injec- tions caused vastly accelerated rates in each of the 11 subjects given the drug. one case arrhythmia heart and that is reason for he said a reaction would be of little danger to a healthy but you certainly wouldn't want to administer it to anyone who did not have a strong Johnstone's being conducted under a grant made to a senior Dr. Theodore is the most intensive so far into the physicological effects of massive doses of THC. The Johnstone are the largest so far administered to human subjects on an ex- perimental basis. Typical intravenous dosages are the equivalent of from 100 to 200 marijuana cigarettes Despite the high in no instance did Johnstone achieve anesthesia partial or total loss of feeling although some sedative and analgesic effect was noted This suggested to the 29-year- old researcher that some application might be possible for the possibly as a sub- stitute for drugs like morphine or normally administered in con- junction with the primary anesthetic. FASTEST SMASH Chuang Tse-tung of China has the fastest smash m table estimated at more than 60 miles an hour. 'f want to Little four-year-old Knstina of near makes it quite obvious that she doesn't want to part with Satan and two German shepherd pups up for sale at the Dolan home. Knstina says she just doesn't want to part with the puppies A tough decision for any youngster Sure starting Dower for winter iqliday driving Premium' extra duty battery 0349 Sears Tire and Auto Centre ex. 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He is a member of Mayor David Crombie's advisory com- mittee on a UN university. are well ahead of any other Smith told a news conference He said he and other Toronto city of- ficials hope for a groundswell of support from the provincial level as well as from the academic community. the building for such a university is not a he said. Other university centres in including Dalhousie at have expressed interest in taking part in the world other Cana- dian officials said The UN un- iversity is expected to get off the ground next at least on a modest scale. At the meeting of a Canadian government spokesman said while favoring a UN has made no decision yet as to or whether it will agree to fund such a university program. The Canadian government would have to provide funds not only for the university in Canada but for the establish- ment of the university in developing probably on a modest scale. 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