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Hoffman Death / Heroin / A Discussion #1059561

CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 03, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a heroin drug overdose reported.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York Jason Carroll) The investigation into the timeline of the last days before Hoffman's death in New York City featured; scenes shown from the coffee shop and restaurant he often visited and from outside his apartment; details given about the drugs and syringes near the body. [Chocolate Bar manager Jonathan HANSON†, Automatic Slims patron "MIKE"- talk about Hoffman that day.] [Neighbors Riley FITZSIMMONS†, Judy LAWNE†- react.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CDC report on deaths from heroin cited. Live discussion held with HLN's Drew Pinsky about drugs and heroin. [PINSKY - talks about the road to heroin use; notes Hoffman had a chronic medical condition; speculates about Hoffman's drug use and what was found in his apartment.]; explains the affect of opiate drugs.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Hudson, Wisconsin: Gary Tuchman) The story of Phil Drewiske†, who is recovering from a heroin drug addiction, presented. [DREWISKE†- says he has lost seven friends to heroin; describes the rush from heroin and his addiction.] [Hazelden CMO Dr. Marvin SEPPALA†- talks about the addiction death rate; states the heroin crisis is driven by prescription drug use.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary
Duration:
00:13:10

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