Charles Terry, the Opium Problem, and American Narcotic Policy:

@inproceedings{Courtwright1986CharlesTT,
  title={Charles Terry, the Opium Problem, and American Narcotic Policy:},
  author={David T. Courtwright},
  year={1986}
}
This article is a biographical sketch of Charles Edward Terry (1878–1945), a public health reformer who pioneered narcotic maintenance in early twentieth-century America. He also coauthored (with Mildred Pellens) The Opium Problem, a book that has been posthumously recognized as one of the most important works on the subject ever written. Terry's career and ideas are described against the background of the Harrison Act and the formation of American narcotic policy—a policy against which Terry… CONTINUE READING

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