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The laws of Minnesota put the formulation of health rules for the state in the hands of the State Board of Health, and this board has recently published a very complete and elaborate set of regulations, covering nearly all the points of public sanitation. Naturally this has stirred up a little opposition. There are always those who see a restriction of their liberties in salutary regulations. So far as we can see from the copy before us, the rules are reasonable and enforcible, and the fact that their making and interpretation is in the hands of the Board of Health makes it the more easy to abolish or to modify such as experience may show to be impracticable or to work undue hardship to any one. In fact, we believe that the details of such measures should be left as far as possible to an intelligent health board rather than
THE MINNESOTA HEALTH REGULATIONS.. JAMA. 1906;XLVII(10):783. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520100055011