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
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955 - 4896 pages
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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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...
Page 2046 - Coca leaves" includes cocaine and any compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of coca leaves, except derivatives of coca leaves which do not contain cocaine, ecgonine, or substances from which cocaine or ecgonine may be synthesized or made. (12) "Opium...
Page 2046 - ... but shall not include the mature stalks of such plant, fiber produced from such stalks, oil, or cake made from the seeds of such plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil, or cake, or the sterilized seed of such plant which is incapable of germination.
Page 1651 - I refuse to answer on the grounds that it might tend to incriminate me...
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).