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Legislative Alchemy: Pseudoscience in the Law | Jann Bellamy
March 27, 2020

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Homeopathy, naturopathy, acupuncture, and subluxation-based chiropractic are all grounded in pseudoscience, yet practiced daily in the U.S. without sanction. Why? Lawmakers have incorporated pseudoscience into the law, permitting the sale of healthcare products and services that have no plausible basis in science and no evidence of effectiveness to an unknowing public. We’ll look at how …