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October 26, 1907

THE PHARMACOPEIAL VERSUS THE PROPRIETARY MATERIA MEDICA.ADDRESS IN BEHALF OF THE AMERICAN PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION.

Author Affiliations

Chairman of the Delegation to the Section on Pharmacology and Therapeutics. PHILADELPHIA.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(17):1412-1413. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.25320170002001a
Abstract

In tendering the congratulations of this delegation it would seem appropriate to present to this body, in behalf of the American Pharmaceutical Association, a few facts bearing on recent advances and on legislation, national and state, which are of the greatest importance to both professions.

The association which I have the honor to represent was founded in 1852, and, notwithstanding its noble record of achievement, it is remarkable that it has taken over fifty years of existence before the adoption of one plan of enlarging its usefulness and developing its resources; i. e., the establishment of branch organizations in the various centers of population in the United States one of the wisest policies which has been adopted successfully, by the branches, is the enlistment of the interest of physicians in matters pharmaceutical, and during the last year many valuable meetings have been held, and the discussions have been reported largely

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