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Drug Abuse / Meth #998179

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 13, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Etowah, Tennessee: Mark Potter) The effort in Tennessee to stem the production of methamphetamine by monitoring sales of the cold medication pseudoephedrine examined; scenes shown of meth labs in Etowah; details given about the role of “smurfers.” [Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Mark GWYN†- says there are lives being damaged and lost every day.] [McMinn County Sheriff Joe GUY†- says you take away pseudoephedrine, you take away meth.] [Anderson Drugs pharmacist Jeff ANDERSON†- objects to requiring a prescription.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Potter, Mark
Duration:
00:02:10

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