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Opium and narcotic laws

United States

Opium and narcotic laws

by United States

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Narcotic laws -- United States,
  • Opium trade -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Gilman G. Udell.
    ContributionsUdell, Gilman G.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 315 p. ;
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17646887M

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States. Opium and narcotic laws. Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off., (OCoLC) Material Type. This was followed by an California law requiring that narcotics carry warning labels and that their sales be recorded in a registry; amendments to the California Pharmacy and Poison Act in made it a crime to sell opiates without a prescription, and bans on possession of opium or opium Part(s) of plant: Latex.

    The first Opium Law was created to regulate drugs with a high addiction or abuse factor, or that are physically harmful. As the name indicates the main reason for introduction was to regulate the Opium trade and later to control various other addictive drugs like morphine, cocaine, heroin, barbiturates. manufacture, production, trade, use, etc. of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. 3. The Governments’ policy has thus been to promote their use for medical and scientific purposes while preventing their diversion from licit sources, and prohibiting illicit traffic and abuse. Unlike the earlier Opium .

    Contents List of Tables and Figures / viii Acknowledgments / ix Introduction: Its Baneful Influences / 3 1 Medicating Canada before Regulation / 13 2 Opium in Nineteenth-Century Medical Knowledge / 29 3 Canada’s First Drug Laws / 53 4 Chinese Opium Smoking and Threats to the Nation / 84 5 Medicine, Addiction, and Ideas of Nation / 6 Madness and Addiction in the Asylums of English Canada. invited the interested powers immediately to ban the use of opium, to enforce in the colonies the laws that are in effect in the mother country as well as to ban exports of opium to countries that prohibit imports thereof. The Act was renamed the Opium and Narcotic Drugs Act in and many amendments were a book written by Judge.


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90p stapled booklet, extractas of laws (60th to 82nd Congress), very good. Known to mankind since prehistoric times, opium is arguably the oldest and most widely used narcotic.

Opium: A History traces the drug's astounding impact on world culture-from its religious use by prehistoric peoples to its influence on the imaginations of the Romantic writers; from the earliest medical science to the Sino-British opium wars.

And, in the present day, as the addict population Cited by:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Opium and narcotic laws by United States,U.S. Govt. Print. Off. edition, in Pages: opium, substance derived by collecting and drying the milky juice in the unripe seed pods of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum. Opium varies in color from yellow to dark brown and has a characteristic odor and a bitter taste.

Its chief active principle is the alkaloid morphine, a narcotic. “Inopiates were sold in an unregulated medical marketplace,” wrote Caroline Jean Acker in her book, Creating the American Junkie: Addiction Research in the. The Opium Exclusion Act was the opening shot in the U.S.

war on drugs. Across the country, Customs and pharmacy agents moved aggressively to arrest smugglers, confiscate contraband, and raid and Author: Dale Gieringer. Narcotic (opiate) analgesics may be natural, semisynthetic, or synthetic alkaloid derivatives of opium and are classified as opiate agonists and opiate agonist-antagonists.

• Opiate agonists: These include natural opiate agonists (morphine, codeine), semi-synthetic analogs (hydromorphone, oxycodone), and synthetic opioids (meperidine, fentanyl.

Statutory classifications of drugs as narcotics typically increase the attached penalties for violating particular drug control laws.

For example, federal law classifies amphetamines and cocaine as Schedule II drugs, however, the penalties attached to possession of cocaine is more stringent than that of amphetamines, because cocaine—unlike an amphetamine—is classified as a narcotic.

Reddish-brown and extremely bitter, laudanum contains almost all of the opium alkaloids, including morphine and um was historically used to treat a variety of conditions, but its principal use was as a pain medication and cough the early 20th century, laudanum was sold without a prescription and was a constituent of many patent l: tincture.

2 of An Act to make provision with respect to the control of the. possession of, and trafficking in, narcotic drugs and. psychotropic substances and cultivation of certain. plants and for matters connected therewith.

Known to mankind since prehistoric times, opium is arguably the oldest and most widely used narcotic. Opium: A History traces the drug's astounding impact on world culture-from its religious use by prehistoric peoples to its influence on the imaginations of the Romantic writers; from the earliest medical science to the Sino-British opium wars.

And, in the present day, as/5. Opium Tariff Statutes The earliest mention of opium (or for that matter, any narcotic drug) in Fed- eral legislation appears in the Tariff Act of The Act-exempting opium from all import duties-attempted neither to interdict the flow ofCited by: 2. POISONS, OPIUM, AND DANGEROUS DRUGS AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND CONSOLIDATE THE LAW RELATING TO POISONS,OPIUM, AND DANGEROUS DRUGS.

Ordinance Nos, 17 of 43 of 12 of 35 of 14 of Ordinance Nos, 12 of 16 of 42 of 22 of Act Nos, 13 of [ 8th May, ] 26 of [ 5th September, ] [1st January File Size: KB. Reasonable Doubt: the history of marijuana law in Canada the government added marijuana to the schedule of prohibited drugs in the Opium and Narcotic Control Act.

book Author: Joseph Fearon. Genre/Form: Legislation: Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States. Opium and narcotic laws. Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off., for sale by the Supt. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Opium and narcotic laws.

Washington: U.S.G.P.O.: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O., (OCoLC) Opium and narcotic laws. Washington. D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gilman G Udell.

Get this from a library. Opium and narcotic laws. [Gerard P Walsh, Jr.;] -- 60thth Congresses, David F. Musto, M.D. Attempts to understand the nature of illicit drug abuse and addiction can be traced back for centuries, however, the search has always been limited by the scientific theories and social attitudes available or dominant at any one time.

Benjamin Rush, a founder of the first medical school in the United States and a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was one of. Under this definition, any narcotic substance is one derived from opium, or is opium itself.

This goes to include all synthetic substitutes as well. Cocaine and the coca leaves are also classified as narcotics, but do not produce the same effects from products derived from opium.Opium, Morphine, and Heroin, HOOKED: ILLEGAL DRUGS ep.2 An examination of the history of the poppy plant and three of its deadliest derivatives.

In ancient times, the poppy was considered divine, but in the 19th and 20th centuries, its addicting and lethal qualities caused unprecedented national outrage, social upheaval, and even sparked two wars.This book is very informative and thought-provoking in its discussions of the substance over which the war was fought.

Opium was an illegal narcotic in China from the 18th century onwards, and the Chinese state crackdown against it particularly intensified during the s.