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Look-Alike Drugs #279213

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 31, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Albuquerque, New Mexico) Dangers in look-alike drugs, resembling illegal amphetamines examined; ingredients contained in look-alikes listed on screen. Don Queen mentioned. [Police det. Bob MILLIMAN - notes age of those arrested with look-alikes.] Death of Danny Campos from look-alikes recalled. [Sabrina CAMPOS - comments on son's death.] Circumstances surrounding his death explained. [Dr. Barry DISKANT - criticizes FDA allowing such look-alikes.] Difficulty faced by authorities in halting look-alike trade discussed. [Jerry HECHT - defs. look-alikes.] Hecht's role in look-alike business outlined; "Globe," "Cosmopolitan" magazine noted advertising look-alikes. [DEA spokesperson William LENCK - comments.] [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) spokesperson Waynes PINES - notes FDA's limited jurisdiction.] States enacting legislation to control sales of look-alikes and Hecht's response reported [HECHT - comments.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Young, Steve
Duration:
00:06:20

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