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Senate Bill 327 and House Bill 5474 Licensing bills signed into law by Governor. Allow naturopaths to use the title “physician,” diagnose and treat disease, and prescribe legend drugs outlined on a formulary.
Information courtesy of Society for Science-Based Medicine.
Want to get involved?
Contact your Rhode Island Senate and Assembly representatives and voice your opposition to legitimizing the practice of naturopathy.
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Sign the petition Naturopaths are not doctors: stop legitimizing pseudoscience
Scope of Practice
Naturopaths are not registered or licensed in Rhode Island.
Rhode Island becomes the latest state in push for naturopathic licensing. Society for Science-Based Medicine.
How to file a complaint
Physicians are regulated by the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline. For information about how to submit a complaint, call the Complaint Unit at 401-222-5200.