Pharmacy notebook detailing amphetamine and barbiturate stock, and notes on the first Drug Abuse Control Amendment Act of 1965
1966 · N.p.
N.p.: N.p., 1966. Notebook belonging to an unknown pharmacist detailing the pharmacy's on hand stock of amphetamines, barbiturates, tranquilizers, and other drugs which contained one or more of those in combination, and noted "effective Feb. 1 - 1966." Also noted is that the inventory was compiled in accordance with recently passed Drug Abuse Control Amendment Act of 1965, which, in an effort to control what Congress saw as an increasing epidemic of prescription drug abuse, created harsh penalties for possession or sale without a prescription, stricter controls for distribution and inventory, and broadly expanded powers for the Food and Drug Administration, eventually leading to the formation of the Drug Enforcement Agency as an entirely separate federal agency in 1973. Generic spiral bound stenographers notebook, with 10 pages of handwritten text on rectos only. Boards Very Good plus, pages Near Fine. (Inventory #: 145666)