Illicit Narcotics Traffic: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Improvements in the Federal Criminal Code of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session, Parts 5-6

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955 - 4896 pages
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Pt. 5: Includes minutes of Canadian Senate hearing "Proceedings of the Special Committee on the Traffic in Narcotic Drugs in Canada," Apr. 18, 1955 (p. 1771-1836). Hearing was held in NYC; pt. 7: Continuation of hearings investigating drug abuse and illicit narcotics traffic in the U.S. Sept. 22 hearing was held in NYC; Oct. 12 hearing was held in Austin, Tex.; Oct. 13, 14, and Dec. 14 and 15 hearings were held in San Antonio, Tex.; Oct. 17 and 18 hearings were held in Houston, Tex.; Oct. 19 and 20 hearings were held in Dallas, Tex.; Oct. 21 hearing was held in Fort Worth, Tex.; pt. 9: Continuation of hearings on drug traffic and use in America. Hearings were held in Chicago, Ill.; pt. 10: Nov. 23 hearing was held in Detroit, Mich.; Nov. 25 hearing was held in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Contents

Excerpts from report of the committee on the narcotic drug situation
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Statistical data compiled by United States Public Health Service on drug
1500
Letter to Hon Henry Epstein deputy mayor New York City dated
1566
Statement by Dr Morris A Jacobs deputy commissioner Department
1575
Report entitled Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry reprinted by
1576
Form listing sections of a ship to be searched for narcotics published
1579
Record of the major narcotics smuggling cases and seizures 195355
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Bendinelli Joseph Malvern Long Island N Y 1652
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De Kalb Leon probation officer United States District Court
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Probation form 7 entitled Conditions of Probation
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Report entitled Relation Between Narcotic Addiction and Arrests
1678
Eggston Andrew A M D representing the Medical Society of
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Report on Drug Addiction by the New York Academy of Medicine com
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Article entitled The New York City Narcotic Clinic and Differing Points
1710
Article entitled Some Observations on the Narcotic Situation
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Goldstein Jonah J judge court of general sessions New York City 1346
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Article entitled Make Dope Legal by Alden Stevens Montclair N J
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Report entitled Studies on Narcotics Use among Juveniles by the
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Article entitled Arguments for and Against the Legal Sale of Narcotics
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Statement entitled Dangerous Drugs Administration in the United
1764
Proceedings of the Special Committee on the Traffic in Narcotic Drugs
1771
Minutes of the Proceedings of the Senate of Canada No 63 Thursday
1854

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Page 2049 - An apothecary, only upon an official written order, may sell to a physician, dentist, or veterinarian, in quantities not exceeding one ounce at any one time, aqueous or oleaginous solutions of which the content of narcotic drugs does not exceed a proportion greater than twenty per cent of the complete solution, to be used for medical purposes.
Page 1391 - An order purporting to be a prescription issued to an addict or habitual user of narcotics, not in the course of professional treatment but for the purpose of providing the user with narcotics sufficient to keep him comfortable by maintaining his customary use...
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Page 2064 - Jurisdiction of courts. Subject to the power of removal provided for in this chapter, courts of special sessions, except in the city and county of New York and the city of Albany, have in the first instance exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine charges of misdemeanors committed within their respective counties, as follows: 1.
Page 1866 - ... the drug cannot be safely discontinued entirely on account of the severity of the withdrawal symptoms produced, (c) where it has been similarly demonstrated that the patient, while capable of leading a useful and relatively normal life when a certain minimum dose is regularly administered, becomes incapable of this when the drug is entirely discontinued.
Page 1391 - ... prescription issued to an addict or habitual user of narcotics, not in the course of professional treatment but for the purpose of providing the user with narcotics sufficient to keep him comfortable by maintaining his customary use, is not a prescription within the meaning and intent of the act; and the person filling such an order, as' well as the person issuing it, may be charged with violation of the law.
Page 1689 - ... held under the auspices of the Committee on Public Health of the New York Academy of Medicine, the transactions of which have been edited ably last year by HD Kruse (Hoeber-Harper).
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