Habit-Forming Agents: Their Indiscriminate Sale and Use a Menace to the Public Welfare Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Habit-Forming Agents: Their Indiscriminate Sale and Use a Menace to the Public Welfare
  • Series Title Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture)
  • Added Title Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture); no. 393

Creator

  • Author: Kebler, Lyman F. (Lyman Frederic), b. 1863
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Chief, Division of Drugs, Bureau of Chemistry.

Contributor

  • Author: United States. Department of Agriculture.
    Contributor Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: United States. Government Printing Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 1910

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Report discussing the growth of drug addiction in the United States due chiefly to the consumption of drugs originally intended for medicinal purposes. Soothing syrups, soft drinks, medications for the nose and lungs, and remedies for headaches and epilepsy are the primary sources of habit-forming substances. In addition, medicines purporting to cure tobacco and drug addiction have, in many cases, also been found to contain addictive agents.
  • Physical Description: 19 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Drugs.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Habit.
  • Keyword: opiates
  • Keyword: drug addiction
  • Keyword: opiate addiction
  • Keyword: cocaine
  • Keyword: fraudulent medical practices

Collection

  • Name: USDA Farmers' Bulletins
    Code: USDAFB

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Pamphlet

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 5205429
  • SuDoc Number: A 1.9:393
  • UNT Catalog No.: b3008986
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc85674