Toronto, Ont., Sept. 9, 1899.
Canadian Addendum to the British Pharmacopeia.
—A short time ago, Prof. J. G. Adami, as president of the Montreal Medico-Chirurgical Society, received a letter from Dr. Attfield, dated from the General Medical Council Office, England, with reference to the proposed Indian and Colonial Addendum to the British Pharmacopeia. Dr. Adami at once took the matter in hand and appointed a committee to deal with all suggestions emanating from Canadians along this line. This committee has sought and obtained statistics and information as to what non-officinal drugs, whether Canadian or otherwise, are most in demand. This information has been mostly obtained through the medium of responsible wholesale pharmaceutical houses. Acting also on instructions in Dr. Attlield's letter, they have indicated in their report the methods of preparation and administration of those preparations which have been found most serviceable. So far as suggested, the following are the