NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 01, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) The government’s new program to stop the abuse of prescription drugs, often bought over the Internet, featured; statistics cited. [Overdose victim’s mother Helen RHODY- says her son ordered drugs from a pharmacy in South Africa.] [DEA Karen TANDY- outlines the problems in identifying Internet sources; cites statistics on Vicodin abuse.] [National Center on Addiction & Substance Abuse Joseph CALIFANO- describes the ease of buying drugs online.]
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