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PROCLAMATIONS-AUG. 17, 24 , 1949 55 Stat. 1696. August 24, 1949 [No. 28561 66Stat. 38 26U.S. . 3228 (0. 53 Stat. 269. 26 u.s. . §. 258- 2565. 52 Stat. 1040 . 21 U. S. c. UI301- 392; Supp. II , 331 d Ante, p. 882. BffectiUvty of find. ins concernig cer- tain druSL States if it appears to the satisfaction of the Attorney General that such entry would be prejudicial to the interests of the United States." 2. All existing regulations promulgated under or pursuant to the said Proclamation No. 2523 are hereby ratified and confirmed and shall be construed to have the same effect as if included in such proclamation: Provided, however, that nothing contained herein shall be deemed to limit lawful authority to amend or modify such regulations. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 17th day of August in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-nine, and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventy-fourth. HARRY S TRUMAN By the President: DEAN ACHESON Secretary of State. DETERMINING BEMIDONE AND SIX OTHER DRUGS TO BE OPIATES BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS section 3228 (f) of the Internal Revenue Code pro- vides in part as follows: "OPIATE.-The word 'opiate' as used in this part and sub- chapter A of chapter 23 shall mean any drug (as defined in the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act) found by the Secretary of the Treasury, after due notice and opportunity for public hearing, to have an addiction-forming or addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine or cocaine, and proclaimed by the President to have been so found by the Secretary. * * *"; AND WHEREAS the Secretary of the Treasury, after due notice and opportunity for public hearing, has found that each of the follow- ing named drugs and their salts has addiction-forming or addiction- sustaining liability similar to morphine, and that in the public interest this finding should be effective immediately: 1. Bemidone --------- l-methyl-4 -metahydro x yphe n yl-piperidine-4 -car - boxylic acid ethyl ester. 2. NU-1196---------- a -1,3-dimethyl-4-phenyl-4-propionoxy piperidine. (also known as Nisentil). 3. NU-1779 -------- -l1,3-dimethyl-4-phenyl-4 -propionoxy piperidine. 4. NU-1932 ------- -- -l-methyl-3-ethyl-4-phenyl-4-propionoxy piperidine. 5. N. I. H.-2933--- 6-dimethylamino-4,4-diphenyl-3-heptanol. 6. N. I. H.-2953--- 6 -Dimethylamino-4,4-diphenyl-3-acetoxyheptane 7. CB-11-------.- . 6-morpholino-4,4-diphenyl-3 -heptanone. (also known as Heptazone or Heptalgin). NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim that the Secretary of the Treasury has found that each of the aforementioned drugs and their salts has an addiction-forming and addiction-sustaining liability similar to morphine, and that in the public interest this finding should be effective immediately. 1290 [63 STAT.