H. 655 proposes to repeal the laws regulating the possession, sale or distribution of narcotic drugs and to enact what apparently is the uniform narcotic drug act.
Assign Additional Inspectors to Spider Problem.—
Fourteen new health inspectors were assigned to the Belvedere Gardens district of Los Angeles, June 19, to clean out the venomous black widow spider, which has infested the area. According to the Chicago Tribune, prevalence of the insect has been reported in other local areas.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Medical Bills in Congress.—
Bill Introduced: S. 3084, introduced by Senator Copeland, proposes to make it unlawful in the District of Columbia for any physician, dentist or veterinarian to compound, manufacture or dispense any chemical, drug or medicine, for use as a medicine, even for his own patient, unless he has been licensed by the board of pharmacy as a medical "dispenser," dental "dispenser" or