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April 25, 1942

MEDICINE AND THE WAR

JAMA. 1942;118(17):1455-1458. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830170033014

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Abstract

QUININE CONSERVATION ORDER  The fulfilment of requirements for the defense of the United States has created a shortage in the supply of quinine. In an effort to relieve this situation, the Director of Industry Operations of the War Production Board has issued an order (Conservation Order M-131) which provides that after its effective date, April 4, no person may sell, transfer or deliver, or purchase or accept any transfer or delivery of, any quinine except for use as (1) an antimalarial agent or (2) an ingredient of quinine and urea hydrochloride (U. S. P.) for hypodermic use.Except in the case of a sale, transfer or delivery to an ultimate consumer, no person may sell, transfer or deliver any quinine except on receipt of a certificate manually signed by the person purchasing or accepting transfer or delivery or a duly authorized official, in substantially the following form:I hereby certify

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