Strung Out and Calling It Quits

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From San Francisco, a man who had lost his wife and job because of his cocaine habit is contemplating suicide. He is talked out of it and referred to a local drug clinic. A cocaine abuser in Beverly Hills who has been suffering from drug-induced convulsions wants to know if they can possibly be controlled by Dilantin, a drug used for epileptic seizures. Answer: don't try it. A tearful California mother reports that her son has been free-basing cocaine for three years and is about to lose his...

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