From Plant Based Drugs
to GMO Plant Made Pharmaceuticals
I have searched in vein for the cir 1904 USDA paper on growing Coca and other drug crops at the USDA library in Greenbelt, Maryland. Apparantly they do not have a copy.
Below is a USDA conference one century later with a panel about the recent development of Genetically Modified Plants for growing patentable pharmaceuticals, and the paper of one of the panel speakers- a food, drug and insurance attorney from the law firm of Covington & Burling, who, according to a letter dated March 1990 by Dr. Arnold Trebach and Kevin Zeese of the Drug Policy Foundation, was "assigned to take primary responsibility for advising the Foundation", as reported here.