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Drugs / Iran and Afghanistan #270459

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 12, 1980
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(Studio) Situations in Iran and Afghanistan reported creating buyers' market for hard drugs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pakistan) Opium industry here examined; films shown. Former government product of opium for medical purposes and General Zia ul-Haq's closing of such plants noted; results of legal opium manufacturer halt examined. Estimated amount of heroin sold in United States and coming from Pakistan mentioned; glut noted making prices considerably lower. Details given.
REPORTER: Peter Collins

Reporter(s):
Collins, Peter;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:01:50

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