CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 16, 1974
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(Studio) Turkey major producer of opium poppy, source of heroin. 3 years ago Turkey agreed to ban poppy growth till `75; but Turkey reneges on agreement.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Afyon, Turkey) Turkish government says poppy growing ban caused hardships on communities. Turkish authorities claim they'll control poppies to keep them out of drug scene. During ban, number of American heroin addicts dropped. [Turkish Prime Min. Bulent ECEVIT - states Turkey can control poppy sale effectively.]
REPORTER: John Sheahan
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