January 19, 1911


House in committee to consider the following proposed resolution:- Resolved, that it is expedient, in connection with Bill 22 now before this House, to provide for the prohibition of the importation, manufacture, sale and use of opium for other than scientific and medicinal purposes; to empower magistrates to grant warrants, to search for opium in any place in which it is suspected that opium may be found, and to authorize the destruction thereof; to provide penalties for violations of the Act; and to empower the Governor in Council to make such regulations as are necessary. Resolution reported, read the first and second time, and concurred in. Mr. KING moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 97, to prohibit the Importation,



Manufacture, Sale and Use of Opium for other than Scientific or Medicinal purposes. Motion agreed to, and Bill read the first time.


PROHIBITION OF COCAINE AND MORPHINE.


House in committee to consider the following proposed resolution:- Resolved, that it is expedient to provide for the prohibition of the sale and use of cocaine and morphine for other than medicinal or [DOT] scientific purposes. Resolution reported, read the first and second time, and concurred in. Sir WILFRID LAURIER moved the adjournment *of the House.


CON

Charles Joseph Doherty

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. DOHERTY.

What business will be taken up to-morrow?

Topic:   WATER SUPPLY, PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS.
Subtopic:   PROHIBITION OF COCAINE AND MORPHINE.
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LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER.

Supply, continuing the estimates of the Minister of Public Works (Mr. Pugsley).

Topic:   WATER SUPPLY, PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS.
Subtopic:   PROHIBITION OF COCAINE AND MORPHINE.
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Motion agreed to, and House adjourned at 11.10 p.m.



Friday, January 20, 1911.


January 19, 1911