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CIA-RDP73B00296R000300060028-3
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December 9, 2016
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August 24, 2001
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Approved For Release 2001/08/30 : CIA-RDP73B00296R000300060028-3
rr R. PRESIDENT, THE SPECTER of heroin addic-
,/; , tion is haunting nearly every community in
i the nation." With these urgent words, Sen-
ator Vance i-lartke spoke up on March 2 in
support of a resolution on drug control being considered in
the U.S. Senate. Estimating that there are 500,000 heroin
addicts in the U.S., he pointed out that nearly 20 percent
of them are teenagers. The concern of Hartke and others