It was a part of the United States Department of Agriculture and focused on under the Chemical Division
Theodore Roosevelt signed to pass this act. This called for drugs to meet standards of strength, quality, and purity.
Supreme court stated that law enforcing regulation of drugs did not apply to false therapeutic claims
Individuals could no longer purchase opium without a prescription, and it became harder to obtain opium for nonmedical purposes.
Manufacturers needed to prove to the FDA that a drug was safe for consumption, before putting it on the shelves.
Certain drugs require a physician's order and supervision.
Gave specific authority to approve a manufacturer's marketing application before a drug could be a made available.