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Medicine: Surging Drugs / Online Sales / Google #996530

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 30, 2011
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(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Report introduced.

(No location given: Drew Griffin) How it is easy to order prescription drugs online via Google examined; details given about how easy it is to order Prozac with a prescription from a faraway doctor and the Justice Department's zeroing in on Google for allowing illegal flow of drugs via its search engine. [National Center for Addiction and Substance Abuse Joseph CALIFANO†- outlines how easy it is to find drug sites via Google; notes he wrote to Google about the explosion of drug abuse; says Google is putting profits over people.] Why Google is being gone after by the government, how law enforcement needs corporate assistance and statistics on drug abuse discussed.

Reporter(s):
Gupta, Sanjay;
Griffin, Drew
Duration:
00:08:20

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