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oth breeding places to be abolished, screened, or treated in such manner as to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes. The health officer, or any inspector or agent employed by him, shall have the right to enter any premises in performance of his duties under this act.

Narcotic Drugs—Sale of. (Chap. 191, Act June 6, 1913.) SECTION 1. No person shall sell, furnish, or give away, except to a licensed physician, pharmacist, dentist, or veterinarian in the manner hereinafter provided, any cocaine, salts of cocaine, or any preparation containing cocaine or salts of cocaine, eucaine or its salts, or heroin or diacetyl morphine and its salts, or dionin or ethyl porphine or any of its salts or derivations, or morphine or any derivation thereof, or any gum or natural opium except in a form adapted to external use only, or in preparations containing not more than one-half grain of morphine or not more than one-half grain of heroin in one fluid ounce, or if a solid preparation, in one avoirdupois ounce, except upon the receipt of a prescription properly written and signed by a licensed physician, and only within five days after the date of such prescription. Every such prescription shall be retained by the person who dispenses the same and shall be filled but once, and shall be kept in a separate file or book; and said person shall enter in a book kept for that purpose the date of the sale, the name and address of the purchaser, and the name of the person making such sale. Such prescription shall contain the date of its issue, the name of the person to whom it is issued, and the prescription in full.

Sec. 2. No person shall sell to any pharmacist, physician, dentist, or veterinarian
any of the preparations referred to in section one of this act except upon receipt of a
written order therefor which shall contain the date, the name and quantity of the article
desired, and the name of the person to whom the article is sold, and said order shall
be retained in a separate file or book by the person dispensing the same.

Sec. 3. Every person who shall sell any of the drugs mentioned in section ) upon
the orders provided for in section 2 shall file with the commissioners of pharmacy,
on or before the tenth day of each month, a report showing all such sales made during
the preceding month, provided licensed pharmacists making sales to licensed physi-
cians, dentists, or veterinarians only shall not be required to make such report.
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. 4. The commissioners of pharmacy shall prepare and furnish to all local boards of health and health officers official order blanks, serially numbered, with stubattached, in book form, upon which blanks shall be written in ink orders for the purchase of any drugs mentioned in this act by any physician, pharmacist, dentist, or Veterinarian, and such orders shall be furnished, by said boards of health and health ofbeers, to any licensed physician, pharmacist, dentist, or veterinarian.

Sec. 5. No person shall copy the original prescription or order written by any person authorized to issue the same, in accordance with the provisions of this act, or use a copy of the original prescription or order for the purpose of obtaining any of the drugs thentioned in this act, and no prescription shall be refilled except upon an order written upon the original prescription by the physician who issued it.

Sec. 6. All written orders and prescriptions required by this act and filed, in arvordance with its provisions, with any person, jobber, wholesaler, or manufacturer shall be open to the inspection of all prosecuting authorities.

Sec. 7. No person not a licensed physician, dentist, jobber, wholesaler, manufac

turer, or pharmacist shall have in his possession at any time more than 5 grains of any } of the drugs mentioned in section 1.

SEC, 8. Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this act shall befined ziot more than $500, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both,

SEK, 9. The commissioners of pharmacy, in making payments to the treasurer of the State, as provided by section 15 of chapter 216 of the public acts of 1909, are bereby authorized to retain in the hands of the treasurer of said commission a balance not exceeding $500 as a reserve fund for the purpose of defraying expenses.

Sec. 10. Chapter 127 of the public acts of 1905 and chapter 30 of the public acts of 1909 are hereby repealed.

Sec. 11. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Dust-Removal of, in Factories. (Chap. 208, Act June 6, 1913.) SECTION 1. Every employer whose business requires the operation or use of any emery, tripoli, rouge, corundum, stone, carborundum, or other abrasive, polishing, or buffing wheel, in the manufacture of articles of metal or iridium, or whose business includes any process which generates an excessive amount of dust shall install and maintain in connection therewith such devices as may be considered necessary by the factory inspector and State board of health to remove from the atmosphere any dust created by such process. The factory inspector, with the State board of health, shall issue to any employer engaged in such business any orders necessary to render effective the foregoing provision, and if within 60 days from the issuance of such order stating the changes to be made, such order shall not be complied with, the factory inspector may order such department closed until such order is complied with.

Sec. 2. The violation of any provision of the foregoing section or the failure to comply with any written order issued in accordance therewith within 60 days there. after shall constitute a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than $500 for each offense, and every such order shall be enforceable by the superior court or by a judge thereof if said court is not in session, by injunction on application of the factory inspector or of the State board of health.

Sec. 3. Section 4521 of the general statutes is hereby repealed.

Slaughterhouses-Control of, by Local Boards of Health. (Chap. 214, Act June 6,

1913.) SECTION 1. No slaughterhouse or place where the business of slaughtering beef, poultry, or swine or preparing the same for market is carried on shall be maintained in any town, city, or borough except upon the written permission of the health officer or board of health of the town, city, or borough within which the same is located, which permission may be revoked at any

time. SEC. 2. Such board of health or health officer may prescribe such rules and regulations as said board or oflicer may judge necessary for the control and management of such houses or places and for the proper inspection of the food products slaughtered or prepared for market therein, and may enter into such houses or places for the purposes of inspection.

SEC. 3. Any person who shall violate any rule or regulation made by any board of health or health officer under authority of this act or who shall conduct a slaughter. house without having such written permission shall be fined not more than $100, or imprisoned not more than 30 days, or both.

SEC. 4. The legislative authorities of any city or borough are hereby authorized to establish and maintain a slaughterhouse or slaughterhouses within their respective territorial limits.

Water Supplies - Pollution of. (Chap. 220, Act June 5, 1913.) SECTION 1. The State board of health shall have general oversight of all inland and tidal waters, including streams, lakes, and ponds used as sources of water supply, and all springs, streams, and water courses tributary thereto.

Sec. 2. The State board of health shall investigate the subject of the pollution of waters within this State by sewage and other filth and recommend to the next general assembly such legislation as will lead to the termination of all such pollution.

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Rats-Protection Against, at Ports. (Reg. Bd. of H., Feb. 25, 1913.) Sanitary code amended by inserting after the article 11, as it at present reads, and 28 separate sentences, or paragraphs, following the last words of said article 11 as it now reads, to wit:

a No vessel shall come into any port in this State to land or to dock unless the suid vessel shall be fended away from such landing, wharf, or dock for a distance of at least 4 feet, and every hawser, line, rope, or other means of staying said vessel to such wharf, port, or dock shall be provided with a rat shield or guard, properly attached to such line, hawser, or rope, which rat shield shall be of a pattern approved by the board of health of the State of Louisiana and shall be so designed and constructed, and shall be so used as to effectually prevent the egress of rate and rodents fren sich vessels to such wharves, docks, or landings.

6. No gang plank, staging, ladder, skids, or other device whatsoever whereby fats and rodents may find egress from a vessel to such wharf, dock, or landing shall be ever allowed to extend from any vessel in communication with such wharf, land

ing, or dock except only during such times as such vessel is actually engaged in diso charging or receiving cargo and at the time of loading or discharging cargo only when

the master, owner, or agent of said vessel shall have stationed at every gang plank, and within 5 feet of the same, a person whose duty it shall be to prevent rats and tudents from reaching such wharf, dock, or landing from said vessel.

lc While not actually in use all such staging, gang planks, and other devices and means of egress for rats and rodents from vessels to shore shall be so removed as to

positively cut off all communication from such vessel to the dock, landing, or wharf. BP 7 No freight so packed, or crated, as to allow the harboring of rats or rodents

shall be removed from any vessel until the same shall have been examined and inspected by this board so as to insure the absence of rats and rodents from such freight,

fel By "vessel” in the foregoing paragraphs is meant any boat engaged in traffic of the carrying of freight; by "wharf," "dock,” and “landing” is embraced any place where a vessel may land her cargo, discharge or take on the same or receive or disembark passengers, whether the same be the natural shores of the seas, lakes, Gulf, or other body of water, or the banks of a stream or river, or whether the same be ao artificial structure erected for the convenience of commerce.

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Embalming. (Amendments to Sanitary Code, Bd. of H., Feb. 26, 1913.) Article No. 99.--After paragraph 8 insert a new paragraph. 9. No dead human body requiring embalming under these rules shall be accepted for transportation unless said body has been embalmed at least 8 hours. Make paragraph No. 9 No. 10. Article No. 105.-Strike out paragraph No. 3 and insert the following in lieu thereof: 3. The application shall be accompanied with a fee of $10, which shall entitle the applicant to an examination as to his or her qualifications, and to a certificate should be or she pass said examination.

The above-mentioned fee, $10, will include the first annual fee or fractional part thereut for the year in which the said certificate is issued. i Strike out article No. 108 and insert the following in lieu thereof:

108. All certificates shall expire December 31 of each year and must be renewed by the payınent of $2.50 within 30 days after the expiration of the term of the certificate. Article No. 109.-Strike out paragraph 2 of article 109 and insert the following in

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2. Members of board of examiners for embalmer's certificate shall not issue tem. porary permit to practice embalming in this State.

Article No. 110.-After paragraph (b) add the following:

(c) Pending a renewal of license no licensed embalmer shall practice the science of embalming

(d) An employee, student, apprentice, helper, undertaker, funeral director, or any other person who is not the holder of a license issued by this board, shall not attempt to practice embalming, in any of its branches, unless a duly licensed embalmer is actually present during the entire operation, and the embalming is done under such licensed embalmer's personal directions and supervision.

Swimming Pools-Regulation of. (Amendment to Sanitary Code, Bd. of H., Feb.

26, 1913.) ARTICLE 590 (a). It shall be unlawful for any person, persons, or corporation to conduct, manage, or maintain any natatorium, swimming pool, or tank in any town, city, or parish, State of Louisiana, or for any person to bathe in or use any such natatorium, swimming pool, or tank without complying with all the rules and regulations for the protection and safety of the health and lives of the patrons of such natatorium, pool, or tank. In incorporated municipalities the municipal health officer shall be responsible for the enforcement of these regulations, with the parish health officer responsible for the remainder of the parish, under the direction of the State board of health.

(6) All inclosed pools or tanks, with non porous bottoms, shall be thoroughly cleaned at least once each week, with soap or lye and hot water and, when necessary, an additional cleaning with bichloride of mercury or carbolic acid solution, or other disinfectant, as the health department may direct, and all such pools or tanks shall be emptied and the water therein completely changed at least twice each week.

(c) All pools or tanks, with constantly running water and porous bottoms, must also have sufficient outlet pipes to insure adequate change of water, and at all times be maintained in a sanitary condition.

(d) The bottoms and sloping sides of all tanks or pools shall be white, so that obje te may be clearly seen, so far as possible, in all portions of the pool or tank.

(e) The management of all natatoriums, swimming pools, and tanks shall provide a sufficient number of attendants, instructors, and life-savers, with qualifications and training sufficient to enable them, in case of necessity, to protect and save the lives of those using such pools or tanks: Provided, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to clubs and athletic institutions patronized by members only: Provided. 2? however, That such institutions shall have attendants and swimming instructors on duty at all times while women and children, under the age of 15 years, are using the pools or tanks therein, whether open to the public generally or not, unless accumpanied by a parent or other mature and responsible person:

(1) No intoxicated person or one afflicted with scabies, favus, syphilis, gonorrhea, tuberculosis, eye trouble, or any other infectious or contagious disease, shall use or be permitted to use any swimming pool or tank.

(9) All persons, before entering any swimming pool or tank, shall be required to thoroughly cleanse the body, through the use of shower bath or other similar device maintained and used for such purpose.

(h) Separate apartments shall be provided for the sexes, with ample lavatory and toilet (water-closet) iacilities.

(i) No person shall use or be permitted to use any pool or tank while the same is being emptied or refilled, or while the same is empty, and no patron shall be allowed in or about the same at such time.

(j) All chutes, constructed in or above any swimming pool or tank, shall be constructed in a safe and proper manner, and no person shall slide down such while in a standing or kneeling position.

ih All swimming pools shall be provided with sufficient cuspidors, kept and maintained in all dressing rooms and at the edge of all pools, and drainage shall be provided amund all pols or tanks so as to keep water or other material from flowing into said paule or tanks

The walls and floors of all natatoriums, tanks, and pools shall be constructed in a sanitary manner.

# The buildings, walks, pools, tanks, grounds, and different apartments, including the surroundings, shall be kept and maintained scrupulously clean, ventilated, and drained, so as to insure perfect sanitation.

m) A system of thorough steaming, washing, and drying, to supply perfectly clean suits and towels for each person, shall be provided.

m) Each natatorium, swimming pool, or tank shall be provided with an abundance ni clean potable water for drinking and clean for shower bath.

'p) No person, attendant, instructor, or other person, while bathing or while engaged or working about or in any pool or tank, shall smoke or chew tobacco in any form, and it shall be unlawiul for any person to expectorate in the water of any tank or pool or w bbw the contents of his nose therein, or in any other place than in cuspidors provided for such purposes, Antispit, antitowel, and anticup signs shall be conspicuously posted, also a copy of these regulations shall be placed in a prominent place. 19

The manager, or person in charge of each natatorium, swimming pool, or tank shall make quarterly reports, beginning April 1, 1913, to the State board of health with complete inventory of number of bathing suits for males and females, number of face and bathing towels on hand, with a general statement as to sanitary condition cí buildings, grounds, apartments, etc., with any additional information the local or State health departments may request. 'n Natatoriums, swimming pools, and tanks now in operation, or which were in operation during the summer of 1912 and are about to resume shall be allowed until July 31, 1913, to make such changes, alterations, or additions as may be necessary to conform to these regulations.

13. Hereaiter, before the construction of any natatorium, swimming pool, or tank, the plans and specifications for such structure shall be submitted to and approved by the local and State boards of health before a permit therefor shall be issued for

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Ofices, Sanatoria, Parlors, etc.-Sanitary Inspection of. (Reg. Bd. of H., Feb. 26,

1913.)

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That on and after June 1, 1913, the following shall be incorporated in the sanitary Conde as an amendment thereto and shall become article 589 thereof, to wit:

ARTICLE 589 (a). Hereafter all offices, sanatoria, parlors, and other places, whether in charge of a physician or physicians, dentist or dentists, skin specialist, dermatologist, or other person or persons treating or in any wise attempting to cure any human zilment, shall be subject to inspection by this board;

(b) That from the inspection hereinbefore provided for such offices, sanatoria, parlors

, and other places shall be scored for points and according to the model score sard made section (c) of this article and that when such offices, sanatoria, parlors, and other places shall fall below 50 points upon such scoring and inspection this board will cause to be made against the person primarily responsible for the conduct of such office charges for the infraction of this code.

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