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§ 5605. Prohibited acts

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 27. Cancer Law
35 P.S. § 5605
§ 5605. Prohibited acts
(a) No person shall undertake to diagnose, treat, mitigate or cure cancer by the use of drugs, surgery or radiation unless such person is a duly licensed physician or a duly licensed dentist under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
(b) No person shall sell, offer to sell, give away or offer to give away, except pursuant to the prescription of a duly licensed physician, or a duly licensed dentist, any drug, medicine, compound or device which is represented by the manufacturer or seller thereof to have curative powers in the treatment of the disease of cancer.
(c) No person shall use to his own advantage, or reveal to any person other than the secretary or officers or employes of the Department of Health, or to the board or courts conducting relevant proceedings under this act, any information acquired under the authority of this act concerning any method or process which, as a trade secret, is entitled to protection. Such information obtained under the authority of this act shall not be admitted in evidence in any proceeding before any court of the Commonwealth except in proceedings under this act.
(d) No person shall make any representation that the investigation or testing conducted by the department hereunder constitutes an endorsement of his or its activities by either the board or the department.


1963, Aug. 14, P.L. 824, § 5.
35 P.S. § 5605, PA ST 35 P.S. § 5605
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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