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Ephedra Ban #745098

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 30, 2003
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(Studio: Terry Moran) Report introduced.

(Washington: Linda Douglass) The federal government's ban of the ephedra dietary supplement reviewed; details given of the death of baseball pitcher Steve Bechler after taking an ephedra product. [HHS Secretary Tommy THOMPSON†- comments on the ban.] [Father Ernie BECHLER†- reacts to the ban.] [Public Citizen Health Research Group Dr. Sidney WOLFE†- criticizes the government for acting slowly.] [FDA commissioner Dr. Mark McCLELLAN†- promises to shut down manufacturers.] [Nutrex Research CEO Jeff McCARRELL†- comments on sales.]

Reporter(s):
Moran, Terry;
Douglass, Linda
Duration:
00:02:20

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