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A barber's licence to shave

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7291.912/a (Published 14 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:912

In Michigan and in some other of the United States there are in use laws regulating the conduct of the barber's art, having, it is asserted, good effect. The would-be qualified barber before being granted a licence to practise is required to pass an examination conducted by a special Board. For instance, according to Mr. Charles Rieger, of the Michigan Barbers' Commission, he may be asked “What kind of …

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