CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 29, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Augusta, Georgia) Tampering of prescription drugs by counterfeit drug salesmen and health and economy implications for consumers examined. [Representative John DINGELL - demonstrates counterfeit.] [Beverly BUTLER - cites birth of son after taking counterfeit birth control pills.] Other means by which middlemen process drugs beyond their expiration date or samples sold to them by physicians described. [OFFICIAL - lists methods counterfeiters use.] Undercover FBI tapes shown, discussed. [Assistant United States attorney Gale McKENZIE - notes extent of problem in US.] [Pharmaceutical Mfrs. Association spokesperson Gerald MOSSINGHOFF - defs. industry] [BUTLER - comments.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg
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