To serve the public and licensed naturopathic doctors through the promotion and enforcement of laws and regulations which protect the health and safety of Californians, thus ensuring access to high quality naturopathic medical care.
NEW You were required to register for CURES 2.0 by July 1, 2016. If you have not, please do so immediately at https://oag.ca.gov/cures
Notice: All California-licensed health care practitioners, including Naturopathic Doctors, who are authorized to prescribe Schedule II-IV controlled substance, and all pharmacists with an active license must be registered to use CURES before July 1, 2016. You must register for CURES access if you meet these criteria, even if you do not actively prescribe or dispense.
On January 8, 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) released the upgraded Controlled Substances Utilization Review and Evaluation System, also referred to as CURES 2.0. Please click here for more information.
- Military Legislation – AB 1588
- Senate Bill (SB) 907 (Statutes of 2003) established the Bureau of Naturopathic Medicine within the Department of Consumer Affairs. The Bureau will administer the Naturopathic Doctors Act. This law specifies various standards for the licensure and regulation of naturopathic medicine that the Bureau will enforce.
- Assembly Bill (AB) X420 (Statutes of 2009) established the Naturopathic Medicine Committee under the Osteopathic Board of California.