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GUARDING AGAINST VIOLATION OF THE HARRISON ACT

R. W. Blackmar, M.D.; B. F. Woolsey, M.D.
JAMA. 1924;82(24):1984. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650500080027.
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To the Editor:  —Probably there is no legislation of recent times of a purely public health nature from which the public should derive as much benefit, as from the Harrison Narcotic Law. We wish to call attention to a practice of many detail men who call on the physician, and who frequently request a prescription blank, as evidence of their visit.Without the slightest reflection on any detail men, we wish to condemn the practice of distributing prescription blanks in lieu of business cards, on account of the ease with which forgeries can be perpetrated. Many times the physician is asked for one of his cards by people who wish to have his name, address, and telephone numbers for future reference, and the physician gives them a blank prescription blank, which may fall into the hands of some one who may be an expert on writing narcotic prescriptions, and the

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