Blog: 26 ...for the Pharmacists - 2009-10-05
June 15: The medicinal claims made for Scientology's Purification Rundown - and the high doses of vitamins used - amount to the illegal practice of pharmacy, said the lawyer representing France's Order of Pharmacists.
After several days in which attendance had dropped off during the Paris trial of six Scientologists and two of the movement's organisations, the chamber was packed at the opening of the fourth and final week.
This was when each of the lawyers would make their final speeches. They had had five days since the last sitting to marshal the evidence of the preceding weeks and hone their arguments, the better to convince the three judges.