United States v. Wong Sing
260 U.S. 18 (1922)

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United States v. Wong Sing, 260 U.S. 18 (1922)

United States v. Wong Sing

No. 44

October 11, 1922

Decided October 23, 1922

260 U.S. 18

Syllabus

1. Under the Revenue Act of February 24, 1919, c. 18, § 1006, 40 Stat. 1130, in order that a person may be liable criminally as a purchaser of narcotic drugs, it is not necessary that he be of the class who must register and pay special taxes. P. 260 U. S. 20.

2. The act, as so construed, is constitutional, within the revenue power. P. 260 U. S. 21.

Reversed.

Error to a judgment of the district court quashing an indictment upon demurrer.

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