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Tylenol Poisoning / Stock Market #101012

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 18, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Bettina Gregory) Pharmaceutical industry's consideration of further sec. measures for drugs sold in capsule form, following Johnson and Johnson's halt to all over-the-counter capsule production due to Tylenol poisonings, featured. [Proprietary Association spokesperson Jack WALDEN - denies industry will follow Johnson and Johnson's lead.] Panadol's capsule seal explained, demonstrated. Unconfirmed reports of cyanide-laced Tylenol in Texas noted. [Alleged victim Bill CASE - claims Tylenol was only thing he had on day of illness.] (NYC: Dan Cordtz) Johnson and Johnson stock activity today and those of other leading pharmaceutical companies discussed. Stk. Mkt. Report Impact of intl. oil price drop on market discussed.

Cordtz, Dan;
Gregory, Bettina;
Jennings, Peter

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