HC Deb 28 July 1924 vol 176 c1775W

asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been called to the dangers arising from the unrestricted sales of certain patent medicines; that their manufacturers are not compelled to disclose the composition of the product bearing their labels or prevented from advertising it as a cure for a particular ailment; and whether he proposes to take any action in the matter to further protect the public?


My right hon. Friend's attention has been called to this matter, but he fears that in the present state of business the Government cannot undertake to introduce legislation on this subject during the present Session.