Medicine: Whiskey Prescriptions

John Doctor, a huffy person when told what to do or not do by anyone outside the medical profession, last week got Congress to lift practically all restrictions on whiskey prescriptions. It was a long struggle of attrition against the Prohibitionists. Dr. William Creighton Woodward, Washington lobbyist for the American Medical Association, eventually won for John Doctor, helped by John Doctor's telegrams, telephone calls and airmailed letters to Senators and Representatives.

The victory outmodes many a sorry practice of the past decade. John Doctor need no longer risk prison by selling his prescription...

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