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Drug Watch (Prescription Drug Xanax) #573290

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 17, 1990
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Medical report introduced.

(Studio: Michele Gillen) Addiction problems with prescription tranquilizer drug Xanax examined. [Abuse expert Dr. Daniel CRANE - says women executives are becoming addicted.] [Treatment center director Alan HOROWITZ, businesswoman Pam FRIEDMAN - talk about prescribing of Xanax.] [CRANE - explains how body becomes addicted.] [Graphic ARTIST - comments on using Xanax.] [Abuse expert Dr. Arnold WASHTON - discusses withdrawal syndrome.] [User Andrew DETILLIA - talks about his use of Xanax.] DEA noted stating that Xanax has replaced Valium as the number one illegally sold prescription drug.] [DEA Gene HASLIP - comments on over-prescription of Xanax.] Drug noted marketed by Upjohn Company

Gillen, Michele;
Utley, Garrick

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