(a) Except as otherwise provided in this article, an individual shall be licensed by the board before he or she may practice acupuncture in this state.
(b) This section does not apply to:
(1) An individual employed by the federal government as an acupuncturist while practicing within the scope of that employment; or
(2) A student, trainee or visiting teacher who is designated as a student, trainee or visiting teacher while participating in a course of study or training under the supervision of a licensed acupuncturist in a program that is approved by the board or the state board of education.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session