NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 24, 1984
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(Studio) Dade Cnty., Florida, officials' claim that cocaine processing is incring. in s. Florida noted.
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Miami, Florida) Authorities' use of dogs for drug searches in public schools due to increase use of drugs by students examined; films shown. [Assistant principal Arvin MAGARD - describes incrd. drug use among students.] [Student Libratto RODRIGUEZ - agrees.] Officials' concern over use of cocaine among students due to glut on drug market noted. Incr. number of deaths from drug overdoses due to cocaine's purity mentioned. Students' reaction to Bastrop, Texas, drug dog noted. [Bastrop principal Ronald LANDRUM - praises dog's role in keeping drugs off campus.]
REPORTER: Dan Molina