Medicolegal

1921 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)  
The United States Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, affirms judgments of conviction in two cases against defen¬ dant Dean. The court says that in the first case the indict¬ ment charged that the defendant did knowingly, etc., "pur¬ chase, sell, dispense and distribute cocain in and from a certain tin box, which said tin box was not then and there the original stamped package containing said cocain. That is to say, the said defendant" did have in his possession the said tin box containing
more » ... tin box containing cocain, consisting of about one-half ounce, and that the "said tin box then and there containing said cocaine did not then and there bear and have affixed thereon appropriate tax paid stamps as required by the act of Congress approved Dec. 17, 1914, known as the Harrison Narcotic Law." The defendant contended that no offense
doi:10.1001/jama.1921.02630120054038 fatcat:ipwv6zma4jbmhjrxvvziqckcea