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September 13, 2005

Acupuncture finally getting press, and hopefully a bill in Kentucky

The Courier-Journal of Louisville published this article on the lack of regulations of Acupuncture in the state: Link.

Currently in Kentucky, only MD's and DO's are allowed to practice Acupuncture. There's a small tight nit group of Acupuncturists who are still choosing to practice without licensing. In 2003, they tried extremely hard to get a Senate Bill passed but it never made it out of committee. The Kentucky State Acupuncture Association (KSAA) is optimistic of passage in the state house, but the senate may still elude them.

The one difference, this time, is that it seems the Kentucky Medical Association are the ones pushing for regulations just as much as the Acupuncturists.

Posted by Admin at September 13, 2005 12:45 PM