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Harrison Narcotics Tax Act of 1914

Published December 17, 1914



Harrison Narcotics Tax Act of 1914

The Harrison Narcotics Tax Act of 1914 was approved on December 17, 1914. It involved "a special tax on all persons who produce, import, manufacture, compound, deal in, dispense, sell, distribute, or give away opium or coca leaves, their salts, derivatives, or preparations, and for other purposes."

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