To serve the public and licensed naturopathic doctors through the promotion and enforcement of laws and regulations which protect the health and safety of Californians, thus ensuring access to high quality naturopathic medical care.

COVID-19 and Telehealth for NDs

Guidance Relating to Non-Discrimination in Medical Treatment for Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

Alert Alert:

NEW: Our offices are now open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

NEW: Have Questions About the Coronavirus? Click Here.
The Committee is aware that many live Continuing Education (CE) course events have been canceled in an effort to minimize the spread of the Coronavirus. Licensees who have been affected by CE course cancelations, please email the Committee at naturopathic@dca.ca.gov.

NEW: Are Your Prescription Forms Compliant?

NEW You were required to register for CURES 2.0 by July 1, 2016. If you have not, please do so immediately at https://oag.ca.gov/cures

NOTICE: Independent Prescribing of Hormones by Licensed Naturopathic Doctors

Potential license denial or suspension for failure to pay taxes


CURES Mandatory Use Began October 2, 2018

Notice: All California-licensed health care practitioners, including Naturopathic Doctors, who are authorized to prescribe Schedule II-IV controlled substance, and all pharmacists with an active license must be registered to use CURES before July 1, 2016. You must register for CURES access if you meet these criteria, even if you do not actively prescribe or dispense.

On January 8, 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) released the upgraded Controlled Substances Utilization Review and Evaluation System, also referred to as CURES 2.0. Please click here for more information.



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