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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 01, 1977
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(Studio) FDA (Food and Drug Administration) concerns with regard to liquid protein diets and investigation of link to Il deaths noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Report on FDA (Food and Drug Administration) concerns, details of diet and possible regulatory action by FDA.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(Studio) WI's ban on most uses of amphetamines stated.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Milwaukee, WI) State ban on amphetamines and concerns with regard to their use detailed. [State medical board spokesperson Dr. Irving ANSFIELD - describes abuse of and dependency on amphetamines.] [Pathologist Dr. John FERNANDES - describes circle of abuse people get into with amphetamines and barbiturates; notes most doctors don't tell patients of this.] [ANSFIELD - cites dangers to bodily systems from amphetamine use.] Pharmaceutical Mfrs. Association takes no position on ban; FDA (Food and Drug Administration) figs. on drop in amphetamine prod. in last 12 years, and agency's planned hearings in November on subject, as well as exemption from ban of some nonprescription weight-control drugs, noted.
REPORTER: Don Webster

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Roth, Richard;
Webster, Don
Duration:
00:03:30

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