CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 30, 2003
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.
(Springfield, Virginia: Sharyl Attkisson) The popularity among young club-goers of the drug Ketamine, or "Special K," a potent animal tranquilizer, featured; details given about the legal loophole, in which the penalty for having small amounts is negligible in many cities, that makes prosecution for possession difficult; scenes shown of a test strip card that indicates if a drink has been contaminated with the drug, which has been used in date rape. [Washington, DC, police narcotics branch Hilton BURTON- says in most cases the US attorney won't prosecute.] [Voice of DEA AGENT – explains how the drug is processed.] [Drink Safe Technologies Brian GLOVER- comments on the test strip.]
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