ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 1984
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REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Miami, Florida) Incr. occurrence of severe psychosis and death apparently linked with cocaine use and possible reasons examined; individual cases described as exs. [Police ofr. Lionel GRACIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - recalls victim's behavior prior to death.] No. such victims in Miami area in recent mos. mentioned. [Deputy assistant medical examiner Dr. Charles WETLI - describes bizarre behavior of cocaine-induced psychosis.] Rel. between cocaine over production in South America, rising number of illegal processing labs. in south Florida and phenomenon considered. [OFFICIAL - anticipates cocaine psychosis occurring elsewhere in nation]
REPORTER: Mark Potter
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