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March 11, 1905

Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry.

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(10):805. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500370053018

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Detroit, Mich., March 4, 1905.

To the Editor:  —I have just read the matter regarding the Council on Pharmacy and Chemistry. This meets the request of the Michigan State Medical Society presented at the last session of the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association. The Board of Trustees has appointed a "clearing house for unknown medicinal products." The difference in name does not matter, the idea is identical.I am sure that you have thus done much to promote organization of the profession. You have started an active effort to help it in some of its perplexities—a help which it will appreciate. Then you have made it possible to place the advertising pages of The Journal of the Association on a scientific basis—thus furnishing a standard for the new medical journals—and for all medical journals that are willing to be guided by intelligence. It is most gratifying to

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