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    Doctors in Buffalo, New York are completing a 2-year study on a drug that promises new hope for former heroin addicts intent on staying drug free.

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    OPENS: "Odell Rainey and Clarence Hightower were once drug addicts..."



    ENDS: "...Rich Kellman reporting from Buffalo, NY."



    SUFERS: BUFFALO, NEW YORK CDELL RAINEY FORMER ADDICT DR. RALPH LANSBERG STUDY DIRECTOR OLARENCE HIGHTOWER FORMER ADDICT



    NALTREXONE. ???ILL AT BE AVAILABLE FOR GENERAL USE. PROBABLY NOT FOR AT LEAST TWO YEARS...BUT RIGHT NOW...NALTREXONE APPEARS TO BE A BREAKTHROUGH IN KEEPING FORMER ADDICTS DRUG-FREE.



    BLOCKING THE DPFESTS OF DRUGS. IN OTHER WORDS...IF A PATIENT SHOULD SHOT UP WHILE NALTREXONE IS IN HIS SYSTEM...HE WOULD NOT GET HIGH.



    DR. RALPH L??? AGREES THAT CLARENCE HIGHTOWER HAS A BETTER CHANCE THAN EVER TO STAY OFF DRUGS...AFTER



    BUFFALO, NEW YORK BOB GIST REPORTING ROSWELL PARK MEMORIAL INSTITUTE DR. ARNOLD FREEMAN PAEDIATRICS




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    RICH KELLMAN
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Doctors in Buffalo, New York are completing a 2-year study on a drug that promises new hope for former heroin addicts intent on staying drug free. Rich Kellman of NGR-TV in Buffalo has the story:
    OUR STORY CENTRES ON ODELL RAINEY AND CLARENCE HIGHTOWER. BOTH FORIER ADD???S. FAOM HAVING ??? BEEN ON HEROIN AT EAST 20 YEARS.

    THEY'D TRIED EVERYTHING... INCLUDING METHADONE. NOW THEY BELIEVE THEY ARE OFF DRUGS FOR GOOD. BECAUSE OF WILL POWER. AND BECAUSE OF THE SUBSTANCE BEING TESTED AT MEYRR.

    NALTREXONE IS GIVEN TO PATI??? AFTER THEY ARE OFF DRUSS. AND ??? BY
    LEAD: DOCTORS IN BUFFALO, NEW YORK ARE WINDING UP A TWO-YEAR STUDY ON A DRUG THAT PROMISES HEW HOPE FOR FORMER ADDICTS INTENT ON STAYING DRUG-FREE. RICH KELLMAN OF STATION WGR-TV HAS DETAILS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5AY5ML0FTRHQH6YJIXKN3236
    Media URN:
    VLVA5AY5ML0FTRHQH6YJIXKN3236
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/12/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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