ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 17, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Barry Serafin) Study published in "Nature" detailing how nicotine works on the human brain in an addictive manner examined; how smoking causes a surge in the mood-altering chemical dopamine noted. [National Institute on Drug Abuse Alan LESHNER, The Scripps Research Institution George KOOB - cite the importance of the research that compares nicotine addiction to that of cocaine.] FDA (Food and Drug Administration) recalled wanting to regulate tobacco as an addictive drug to keep it out of the hands of teenagers.
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