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Marijuana and Cancer #512424

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 10, 1980
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(Studio) Surgeon General reported approving use of marijuana pills in cancer treatment.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Peter Koenigs' experience with aftereffects of chemotherapy treatment he recs. for cancer noted altered with marijuana pills containing THC. [KOENIGS - comments.] Surgeon General Julius Richmond's today outlined; details given of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) distribution. [Representative Billy Lee EVANS - says program will lead to abuse.] Belief by many chemotherapy patients that marijuana cigarettes are more effective noted.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:01:40

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