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Limbaugh / Drug Addiction / Meier Interview #739641

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Oct 11, 2003
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh’s admission that he is addicted to prescription painkillers mentioned. [On the radio, LIMBAUGH – says he is addicted to prescription pain medication.] Live interview held with “Pain Killer” author Barry Meier† about the difficulty in beating addiction to prescription drugs. [MEIER – says addicts can function normally as long as they have their supply of drugs; states Limbaugh’s problem got out of control and he got his drugs from the street; notes the drugs are very easy to get; discusses side effects & what Limbaugh will go through in rehab; talks about the popularity of OxyContin.]

Lin, Carol

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