NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 23, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(NYC) Problems encountered by smokers trying to quit examined; films shown. Smoking-related diseases listed on screen. Schick's aversion therapy and other programs reviewed. [MAN - favors hypnosis.] [Dr. Nina SCHNEIDER - explains concept of nicotine gum.] [Dr Alexander GLASSMAN - describes experimental results with drug.] Possible chemical basis of nicotine addiction considered; findings of one experiment cited as example [Dr. Ovide POMERLEAU - considers physiological basis of addiction.] [SCHNEIDER - notes psychological aspect of smoking addiction.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
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