CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 31, 1973
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(Studio) Tough new drug law goes in effect in New York tomorrow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(New York) New drug bill approved last May; extensive advertising program underway to explain new law. Law repercussions outlined. [Center for const. rights Daniel ALTERMAN - believes law forgets major problem; simply throws drug offenders in jail for long periods.] [Former addict David MINNIS - thinks arrests for drug charges to be more dangerous for police.] Policeman reacts to law.
REPORTER: Richard Roth
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