From the November 1977 magazine.

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SAN QUENTIN, CALIF. --A unique group of amphetamine abusers--death-row inmates who committed multiple murders while taking the drug--are being studied by psychiatrist Stephen Asnis. Most of the abusers also have a drinking history, and many mixed alcohol and amphetamines, while others turned to alcohol near the end of the run.

Many prisoners claim that while on a run they drink prodigious amounts--a...

-- Harvey McConnell