WVC 30 - 3 - 1
§30-3-1. Legislative findings.
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the practice
of medicine and surgery and the practice of podiatry is a
privilege and not a natural right of individuals. As a matter of
public policy, it is necessary to protect the public interest
through enactment of this article and to regulate the granting of
such privileges and their use.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session