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Generation RX (Prescription Drugs) Part II #879082

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 27, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) AP statistics on the sale of prescription drugs cited.

(Florida: Katie Couric) The epidemic of addiction to pharmaceutical drugs examined; details given of the lack of laws in Florida monitoring prescriptions that has led to the opening of "pain management clinics." [Broward County sheriff's office Sgt. Lisa McELHANEY††- comments on the accessibility to these drugs, including people driving to Florida to get drugs at the clinics; outlines the sale of cocktails of drugs.] [Former Dr. Raul JIMINEZ††- talks about giving out drugs to paying patients; notes he faces 75 years for drug trafficking.] [Addicted turned drug dealer Jason ARTHUR††- talks about his business notebook.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Tomorrow's segment on addiction previewed.

Couric, Katie

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