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Drug Abuse / White Collar High #740137

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 20, 2003
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(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Talk radio host Rush Limbaugh’s disclosure that he is addicted to prescription painkillers mentioned.

(Los Angeles: Dawn Fratangelo) The widespread abuse of prescription drugs featured; details given about the Waismann Institute’s controversial program for treating people addicted to opiates & heroin; statistics on abuse cited. [Former drug abuser “STEPHANIE” – says the guilt & shame are phenomenal; comments on her addiction to Vicodin†.] [On the radio, LIMBAUGH – says he is addicted to prescription pain medication.] [Waismann Institute medical director Dr. Clifford BERNSTEIN†- says patients forget how bad their pain was.]

(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) More information on msnbc.com noted.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Fratangelo, Dawn
Duration:
00:03:00

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