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Turkey / Opium Ban / New York City / Mississippi Drug Use #16115

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 30, 1971
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(Studio) Turkey agrees to ban growth of opium poppies by fall, 1972; United States to compensate Turkey for loss of revenue.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) 1/2 of students at Taft Mississippi rptdly. use heroin; group of former heroin users form Student Coalition Against Drug Abuse. [Unidentified SCADA (Student Coalition Against Drug Abuse) MBRS. - say need to tell others of dangers of heroin use; tell why beat up school guard heroin pusher, but not student pushers; say best way to get at pushers, get junkies to stop buying heroin.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Reporter(s):
Miller, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:03:50

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