ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 14, 1982
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(Studio) Drug industry reported announcing new pkging. plans following recent Chicago deaths due to poisoned Tylenol.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(NYC) Ind.'s recommendations examined. [Proprietary Association president James COPE - will extend use of tamper-resistant pkging.] Drugs covered by plan listed on screen. [COPE - notes profit incentive for rapid movement on new pkging.] FDA (Food and Drug Administration) said drafting new federal regulation requiring tamper-resistant pkging. on over-the-counter prods.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson
(Studio) Current status of Chicago investigation into murders said centering on recent arrest of Roger Arnold. [Police superintendent Richard BRZECZEK - notes lack of tangible evidence linked with Arnold.] [ARNOLD - denies involvement in Tylenol poisoning.] Circumstantial evidence associating Arnold with murders outlined; findings of ABC News poll on public awareness of Tylenol problem outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
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