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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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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 2014 1st Special Session
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