S.B. PENICK HEMP SEED PACKAGE
S. B. PENICK HEMP SEED PACKAGE
S. B. Penick Medical Hemp seed container. Photos courtesy of the Old Prairie Town (Ward-Meade) historic site [Potwin Drug Store]. Note that the word “STERILIZED” has been stamped on the label. This would imply that this product was being sold AFTER the passage of the MTA (Marihuana Tax Act] of Oct 1937.
Also note that there are many out there (usually with nefarious reasons) who claim that Hemp seed/Hemp seed oil, has NO MEDICAL USES and that all those products were ONLY being sold for gardening purposes. --- In answer we will allow the back label (found on this package) to speak for itself. And keep in mind, if Hemp Seed/Hemp Seed Oil was NOT being used as medicine, then what were medical suppliers doing with it.
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