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A Closer Look (Drugs & Teens) #847495

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 21, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Survey findings on the drop in teenagers using illegal drugs cited.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) Teenagers' abuse of prescription drugs examined; statistics on Vicodin use cited. [Recovering drug addict Brad SHAW†- lists the pills he stole & used.] [Pathway Family Center Dan FRANZ†- cites the frequency of drug use.] [Recovering addict Sara SWANSON - explains how she got high.] [University of Michigan Inst. for Social Research Lloyd JOHNSTON†- cites the dangers of abusing cough syrups.] [National Drug Control Policy director John WALTERS†- says the drugs come out of the medicine cabinet.] [Overdose victim's mother Misty FETKO†- describes what happened to her son.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Thomas, Pierre
Duration:
00:02:50

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