ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 03, 1990
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Hilo, Hawaii: Beth Nissen) "Operation Wipeout," the military-aided war against marijuana production in Hawaii, featured; scenes shown of marijuana plants on island of Hawaii and of air search for these crops. New herbicide spraying procedure explained and shown. [Department of Land and Natural Resources Bill PATY - comments.] [Drug treatment expert Dr. Willis BUTLER - says marijuana is not as dangerous as other illegal drugs.] DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) agents' defense of Hawaiian marijuana project mentioned.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Statistics of program's success given.
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