People: Nov. 28, 1969

Teen-age sophisticates can snicker as much as they like, but Mrs. John Mitchell's first experiment with marijuana was a sure enough bad trip. The Attorney General's wife offered to help dramatize a Bureau of Narcotics briefing for Justice Department wives by taking a whiff of some marijuana leaves burning in a pot. "I stuck my head right over it," Mrs. Mitchell recalls, "and no sooner had I got my head up off the stuff than my eyes started running and my throat was all irritated." Despite medication, a violent 24-hour allergic reaction set in, leaving her looking, she reported, "like I...

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