CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 18, 1982
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(Studio) Est. financial and soc. impact of alcohol on United States outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) [PEOPLE - comment on alleged drug that induces instant sobriety.] Sober Up, Sober Up Time and Sober Aid, new prods. introduced today, examined. [Zoe Prods. president James MacPHERSON - thinks product reconnects neuro transmitters.] Contents of prods. listed on screen. [MacPHERSON - defends secret formula.] [Sober Up Incorporated president Dell TAYLOR - claims product is pure mineral from ancient sea.] [Alcoholism expert Dr. Ann GELLER - criticizes pills.] FDA (Food and Drug Administration) said declaring all such sobriety prods. illegal and unapproved drugs; Sober Aid's response noted.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
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