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May 18, 1929

Medical News

JAMA. 1929;92(20):1684-1689. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02700460040018

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Bills Enacted.  —The following bills have become laws: Senate bill 182, regulating the sale, possession and use of habit-forming narcotic and other dangerous drugs; senate bill 213, providing that any surgeon of the United States Army or Navy, honorably discharged or temporarily detached from service, may practice medicine without examination in the state.

Revocation Set Aside.  —The state board of medical examiners, February 6, reconsidered the case of Dr. George N. Stockwell, whose license had been revoked, July 11, 1928. A large group of representative citizens of Ventura, where Dr. Stockwell has practiced many years, had petitioned the board to set aside the revocation. After considering all the facts, the board restored Dr. Stockwell's license to practice but

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