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March 16, 1935


JAMA. 1935;104(11):945-946. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760110073041

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Illegal Sale of Drugs Enjoined.—  The Kentucky board of pharmacy, on the relation of the Attorney General, instituted proceedings to enjoin the Ashland Gem Company, Inc., from operating a pharmacy in violation of the Kentucky pharmacy act, alleging that the company was permitting the compounding and dispensing of prescriptions and the vending, at retail, of drugs, medicines, poisons and pharmaceutical preparations by persons who were not registered pharmacists. After all the evidence had been introduced and after the case had been submitted to the court for judgment, the plaintiff sought leave to file an amended petition. The court after rejecting the proffered amended petition enjoined the defendant from "compounding or dispensing prescriptions and from selling at retail, drugs, medicines, poisons or pharmaceutical preparations,... except by or in the presence and under the immediate supervision of a registered pharmacist," with the proviso that the injunction should not apply to the selling

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