March 20, 1915

A Few Letters on the Harrison Law

JAMA. 1915;LXIV(12):1016-1017. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02570380064027

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[From the large number of letters received regarding the Harrison law and its provisions, a few discussing different points of the law have been selected, and are printed herewith as illustrations of the inquiries being received. As some of these letters were probably not intended for publication, the names are in those cases omitted. They will serve to illustrate the wide range of discussion which is being excited by this measure, as well as some of the difficult and intricate questions which may be raised regarding the operation of the law.

Since its last issue, The Journal has taken up with the Commissioner the entire question of the operation of the law as applied to physicians. The Journal will be glad to act as the intermediary between the physicians of the country and the Commissioner of Internal Revenue at Washington, to whom a large number of inquiries have been directed

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