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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 1980
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(Studio) Use of marijuana with cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Case of cancer patient Richard Csandl outlined as example of marijuana's use with chemotherapy patients. [CSANDL - discusses experience.] Necessity of cancer patient Ann Guttentag to buy drug illegally noted. House committee 's consideration of legalizing marijuana for medical purposes examined. [GUTTENTAG - comments.] Support for drug's use in such situations by physicians Phillip Shein, Stephen Solin, Solomon Garb noted. Opposition to legalization of marijuana for medical purposes by Representative Billy Lee Evans noted. [GUTTENTAG - responds to Evans' criticism.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Brinkley, David;
Hager, Robert

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