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American Agenda (Drugs: The Working Place) #123853

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 23, 1989
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Beth Nissen) Drugs in the workplace featured; details given. [Beth DAVIS, Bob BERRY, "ELLEN" - discuss using drugs on the job.] Statistics on employee drug use outlined on screen. ["ELLEN" - talks about difficulty in getting help.] Need for businesses to get involved in helping workers with drug and alcohol discussed; BellSouth's program cited. [BellSouth vice president Dick SHARP - comments.] [DAVIS and her supervisor Francis MAHAN - talk about seeking treatment for her.] [U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Mark DeBERNARDO, National Institute on Drug Abuse spokesperson Michael WALSH - discuss issue of drugs in workplace.] Dixie Construction Services contract with drug rehabilitation service explained. [WORKER - comments.] [BERRY - talks about company's program.]

Reporter(s):
Nissen, Beth;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:05:00

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