This small notice at the bottom of page 3 marked the end of the
century-old British opium trade in China.
The New York Times May 13, 1913 Page 3
No More Indian Opium For China.
London, MAY 7. --- The Government announces that no more opium will be sent from India to China this year. It says it is probable that the traffic in opium between India and China will never be renewed.