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Patent Medicines Before the Wiley Act of 1906

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On June 30, 1906, a federal law, the Food and Drug Act of 1906 or the Wiley Act, was enacted for preventing the misbranding of food, drugs, medicines, and liquors. Booker and Booker discuss the heyday of patent medicines before the advent of the Wiley Act, including their uses, ingredients, and advertising.
North Carolina Folklore Journal (NoCar GR 110 N8 N6), Vol. 18 Issue 3, Nov 1970, p130-142, f