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March 2, 1935

Medical News

JAMA. 1935;104(9):753-759. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760090057022

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Bill Introduced.—  H. 88 proposes to create a board of naturopathic examiners and to regulate the practice of naturopathy. Applicants for licenses must be high school graduates, or have an equivalent education, and be graduates of a school or schools of drugless therapeutics, approved by the board, requiring residential studies of not less than four years of eight months each. The bill states that "naturopathy, which includes all forms of physiotherapy, is hereby defined to be: A system of treating the abnormalities of the human mind and body by the use of drugless and nonsurgical methods, and includes the use of physical, electrical, hygienic, and sanitary measures incident thereto."


Bill Passed.—  S. 141 has passed the senate, proposing to repeal the laws regulating the sale, distribution or possession of narcotics and to enact what apparently is the uniform narcotic drug act.

Eclectic Licentiates Must Register.—  Within sixty days

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