Report of Committee on Social Betterment

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President's homes commission, 1908 - 281 pages
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Page 192 - ... Second. If it be labeled or branded so as to deceive or mislead the purchaser, or purport to be a foreign product when not so, or if the contents of the 'package as originally put up shall have been removed in whole or in part and other contents shall have been placed in such package or if...
Page 250 - Such register shall be open for inspection to the said commissioners, their officers and agents, on every day, except Sundays and legal holidays, between the hours of nine o'clock in the forenoon and five o'clock in the afternoon.
Page 122 - An ordinance to revise, consolidate, and amend the ordinances of the board of health, to declare what shall be deemed nuisances injurious to health and to provide for the removal thereof...
Page 115 - His computations clearly indicate that where one death from typhoid fever has been avoided by the use of a better water, a certain number of deaths, probably two or three, from other causes have been avoided.
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Page 191 - It is equally derogatory to professional character for physicians to hold patents for any surgical instruments or medicines; to accept rebates on prescriptions or surgical appliances; to assist unqualified persons to evade the legal restrictions governing the practice of medicine...
Page 180 - From and after the passage of this act no pharmacist, druggist, apothecary, or other person shall refill, more than once, prescriptions containing opium or morphine or preparations of either in which the dose of opium shall exceed one-fourth grain or morphine one-twentieth grain, except with the verbal or written order of a physician.
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