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1902 Excerpt: ...the distribution of sample medicines except under
certain restrictions. There have been less than the usual number of
bills to permit physicians to register without examination, and all
have been defeated. A feature of the past year's legislation is the
attempted regulation of the sale of cocaine. Undoubtedly we may
expect many such bills next year, and the information gained by
observing the practical operations of such laws as we now have
should be of value in constructing further legislation along this
line. The year has been nearly as remarkable for bills defeated as
for those passed. In several states bills in the interests of
bottlers were introduced whose effect would have been to prevent
druggists from doing their own carbonating on the premises. Without
exception these bills were defeated, and in New York, where such a
law had been quietly slipped through an amendment was passed
exempting druggists from its operations. Liquor legislation cut
very little figure during the past year except in Ohio, where the
measures proposed were so extreme and so manifestly unjust that
they were defeated without great difficulty. The review by states
is as follows: District of Columbia: A bill to regulate the sale of
poisons was introduced in Congress but met with considerable
opposition and was defeated. The District Commissioners passed an
ordinance prohibiting house-to-house sampling of medicines without
the consent of the owners or occupants of the premises. Georgia: A
bill providing for general reorganization of state troops was
amended so as to secure for pharmacists 2d lieutenants' commissions
in the state militia and rank as ensigns in the naval reserves. The
amendment was unanimously adopted by the Senate but the bill was
held over in the House and failed ...
|Country of origin:
American Pharmaceutical Meeting
||246 x 189 x 31mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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