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March 20, 1915

WHAT TO DO FOR THE DOPE FIEND

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Huntingdon, Pa.

JAMA. 1915;LXIV(12):1017. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02570380065029

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Abstract

To the Editor:  —You have answered some important questions on the Harrison bill in the last issue of The Journal. But I would like to know what the physician is to do for the poor dope fiend who comes pleading for a supply of their favorite drug to tide them along, to prevent them from "going crazy or committing suicide." I noticed a report from Washington to-day saying that it was discretionary with the physician, but I would like to have your interpretation.

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