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(Studio) Details given of Supreme Court ruling banning interstate shipment of Laetrile.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(DC) Background on case brought by Glen Rutherford given. [RUTHERFORD - says he's objecting to FDA (Food and Drug Administration) telling him what he can have.] Reasons for FDA (Food and Drug Administration) ban of Laetrile stated; Rutherford's response noted. Supreme Court's support of FDA (Food and Drug Administration) detailed; Justice Thurgood Marshall quoted. Necessity for Rutherford and now possibly other cancer victims to leave country for Laetrile treatment cited. 20 states said permitting use of drug; significance of ruling with regard to authority of FDA (Food and Drug Administration) to regulate all new drugs outlined.
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien
- O'Brien, Tim;
- Robinson, Max
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