Practice of Chinese medicine is illegal in some establishments
According to city regulations the practice of traditional Chinese medicine at non medical establishment is illegal and would be stop by the city’s health department.
The commission of health said that non- medical venues, such as spas, massage centers, and beauty salons offers services like cupping therapy, massage and scraping claiming that they are authorize to do traditional Chinese medicine. But in reality this services are a breach in regulations. Most staff in this establishments didn’t have the right qualifications required to render such treatments. Regulations these offending venues can be closed by the health department and fined 20,000 yuan and all medical equipments plus medicines will be confiscated. The city is also planning to create a Chinese medical association to help regulate these types of establishments rather than shutting them down. These association will provide the proper standards for the management and its personnel. And if this venues still fail to to the standards them proper punishment will be implemented.