§60-6-23. Treatment of minors for addiction to alcoholic liquor
Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, any licensed
physician may examine, counsel, diagnose and treat any minor at his
or her request for any addiction to or dependency upon the use of
alcoholic liquor or nonintoxicating beer, as defined in section
five, article one of this chapter, without the knowledge or consent
of the minor's parent or guardian. Such physicians shall not incur
any civil or criminal liability in connection therewith except for
negligence or willful injury.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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