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European complementary medicine proposals watered down

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7095.1641a (Published 07 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1641
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    Plans to use European Union legislation to determine the status of non-conventional medicine and to allow practitioners to offer their services on equal terms throughout all 15 member states have been greatly watered down by the European parliament.

    The use of acupuncture varies throughout the European Union SALLY AND RICHARD GREENHILL

    Belgian Green MEP Paul Lannoye had been pressing for wide ranging action to end the various anomalies such practitioners face in the …

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