Direct Sales Co. v. United States
319 U.S. 703 (1943)

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Direct Sales Co. v. United States, 319 U.S. 703 (1943)

Direct Sales Co. v. United States

No. 593

Argued April 12, 1943

Decided June 14, 1943

319 U.S. 703

Syllabus

A mail order wholesale drug corporation made sales of morphine sulphate to a physician in unusually large quantities, frequently, and over an extended period.

Held, that the evidence, from which it could be inferred that the seller not only knew the physician was selling the drug illegally but intended to cooperate with him therein, was sufficient to sustain the seller's conviction of conspiracy to violate the Harrison Narcotic Act. United States v. Falcone,311 U. S. 205, distinguished. P. 319 U. S. 714.

131 F.2d 835 affirmed.

Certiorari, 318 U.S. 749, to review the affirmance of a conviction for conspiracy to violate the Harrison Narcotic Act. See also 44 F.Supp. 623.

Page 319 U. S. 704

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