BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a bill increasing the oversight of naturopathic doctors.

The bill would require individuals who wish to portray themselves as naturopathic doctors to first become licensed by the Commonwealth.

To obtain a license, doctors will have to receive extensive training in a naturopathic program at an approved naturopathic medical college.

The bill would also create a naturopathy board to draft regulations for the safe practice of naturopathy.

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