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November 28, 1989 | VIRGINIA ELLIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Calling America's war on drugs another Vietnam when it should be another World War II, attorney general aspirant Dan Lungren suggested Monday that the forfeiture of essential privileges, such as driving a car, should be employed to punish the casual drug user. For too long, the former Republican congressman said, the prime emphasis of drug programs has been on the trafficker, when it should also have been aimed at the average "Joe Doaks" who may only have been caught smoking a joint.
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June 27, 1997 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Forgive George Poon if he remained unconvinced Thursday, a day after Congress moved to restore benefit eligibility to 86,000 disabled and elderly legal immigrants living in L.A. County and more than 400,000 noncitizens elsewhere. "They could still pull a fast one on us," said Poon, director of the Chinatown Senior Citizen Service Center, where government assistance checks have long been a mainstay for elderly clients.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 27, 1997 | PATRICK J. McDONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Forgive George Poon if he remained unconvinced Thursday, a day after Congress moved to restore benefit eligibility to 86,000 disabled and elderly legal immigrants living in L.A. County and more than 400,000 noncitizens elsewhere. "They could still pull a fast one on us," said Poon, director of the Chinatown Senior Citizen Service Center, where government assistance checks have long been a mainstay for elderly clients.
NEWS
November 28, 1989 | VIRGINIA ELLIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Calling America's war on drugs another Vietnam when it should be another World War II, attorney general aspirant Dan Lungren suggested Monday that the forfeiture of essential privileges, such as driving a car, should be employed to punish the casual drug user. For too long, the former Republican congressman said, the prime emphasis of drug programs has been on the trafficker, when it should also have been aimed at the average "Joe Doaks" who may only have been caught smoking a joint.
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