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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: SUCH AS RELATE to SOCIETY ACTIVITIES, NEW hospitals, EDUCATION, PUBLIC health, ETC.)
Tax on Physicians.
—By a law of California, an annual tax of $2 due, Jan. 1, 1920, is payable by every individual who holds any form of certificate which entitles him to practice any system of healing art in the state. If the payment is not made within a period of sixty days, delinquency becomes operative and a fee of $10 is required to reinstate the certificate of such delinquent.
Injunction Granted Health Institution.
—The San Diego Society for the Cure and Prevention of Tuberculosis won a victory on November 29, when Judge Lewis granted a temporary injunction to prevent the city recorder of East San Diego from further interfering with the operation of the hospital. The charge
Medical News. JAMA. 1919;73(25):1889–1892. doi:10.1001/jama.1919.02610510027019
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