§ 54. Mr. D. GRENFELL
asked the Home Secretary what was the production 368 in Britain during the 12 months ended 31st December, 1931, of cocaine, codeine, dionin, heroin, morphine, and peronin; whether the production was in excess of the requirements for medical and scientific purposes; and whether the convention for the limitation of the manufacture of narcotic drugs is operative in Great Britain?
§ Sir H. SAMUEL
As the answer to the first part of the question contains a number of figures, I propose, with the hon. Member's permission, to circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT. The answers to the second and third parts of the question are in the negative.
§ Following are the figures:
|Cocaine Alkaloid and Salts||14,903.038|
|Morphine Alkaloid and Salts||46,520.74|