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~rFiS>l~l~tJLv vy+ STATINTL Approved For Release 200&0'S/T6 :%-RDP80-01 Jack Anderson The Washington er ry Go-Round CIA Echoes-CIA agents ae- cused of fostering the opium traffic in Southeast Asia can take consolation from a prec- edent set 30 years ago in the same area by the old Office of Strategic Services. In a book soon to be published, called "The OSS in Work War II," author Edward Hymoif writes that OSS agents parachuted into Burma with silver coins and opium to pay anti-Japa- nese Kachin Irregulars. "H there was any moral consider. ations," writes Ilymoff, an ex- OSS man himself, "they were overcome by the realities of war and military operations." . 0 5972. United Feature syndicate Approved For Release 2000/08/16 : C1A-RDP80-01601:R000400190001-0 (9.7 Approved For Release 2000/08/16 CIA-RDP80401601 R0004 Charles Knight, Alai-If Selden, Rod -Aya, Henry Norr, and Mara. Thanks to all j who helped, especially Jim Morrell, Tod McKie, and Jancis Long. study group supported by the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars. The' group included Pat llaseltine, Jerry Aleldon, This pamphlet was writteja'collectively. by a Approved For' Release 2000/08/16 : CIA-RDP8:0-01601 R000400190001-0 Second Edition COntinued Anril 1972 ;y'A :L'IRGT IY ST Approved For Release 20ft08(11619X WASHINGTON CLOSE-UP A-RDP80-01601 R00D40,0 STATINTL C c , c,{ Hor :1 ' e .t o 4x3 ? ti~'ia Druq The American Medical Asso- ciation, which predictably of- fers few surprises at its an- nual meeting, achieved the un- expected this year, As one entered the conven- tion's exhibition hall in San Francisco's Civic Center, one's nostrils were assailed by an odor more appropriate to that city's Haight-Ashbury dis- trict - an aroma strongly suggestive of the burning leaves and blossoms of the fe male Cannabis sativa plant, The scent fired the curiosity of all in the hall who had ever sampled J.n