The united states code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by congress at its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized titles, and each title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics. In response, congress passed the opium poppy control act of 1942, making it unlawful for any person to produce the opium poppy except under licence, and licences were to be issued only if necessary to supply the medical and scientific needs of the united states for opium or opium products.
Fda given control over drug safety, drugs redefined: effect body in absence of disease establishes class of drugs available by rx 1942 opium poppy control act. The opium poppy control act of 1942 was repealed on 27 october 1970   canada forbids possessing, seeking or obtaining the opium poppy (papaver somniferum) , its preparations, derivatives, alkaloids and salts, although an exception is made for poppyseed. A s far as drugs go, opium is a relic of a long-lost era of intoxication sure, opium’s derivatives — substances like heroin, codeine, and fentanyl — make headlines daily, but the original.
Ptcb exam: law part 3 of 5 study play harrison narcotics act (1914) regulates production, importation, distribution, and use of opiates narcotic drug import and export act (jones-miller act) (1922) intended to eliminate use of narcotics except for legitimate medicinal use heroin act (1924) makes it illegal to manufacture heroin.
The reason for the ambiguity is because the opium poppy control act of 1942 (now repealed),    stated that any opium poppy should be declared illegal, even if the farmers were issued a state permit.
Conviction under the opium poppy control act of 1942, 21 usc 188-188n, for growing opium poppies without a license, constitutes a violation of a statute governing or controlling the production of opium within the purview of section 241(a) (11) of the immigration and nationality act.
Opium poppies were widely grown as an ornamental plant and for seeds in the united states until the possession of this plant was declared illegal in the opium poppy control act of 1942 new generations of plants from the self-sown seed of these original poppies can still be seen in many old ornamental gardens.