Medicine: Gland Row

The use of extracts of glands for the treatment of disease caused dissension in the Board of General Appraisers. Most of the members said that dried and powdered ovaries and pituitary glands are subject to 10% duty. Judge Brown said such things should be free of duty because they are natural and uncompounded drugs of animal origin.

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