As a counteraction to some unlawful practices in traditional Chinese medicine, in particular commercials in radio, TV and other media, the Standing Committee of Hebei Province People’s Congress recently passed the Regulations of Chinese Medicine in Hebei Province” clearly stipulating that medical practitioners should not engage in medical and medical activities without medical practitioners’ registration; government departments in charge of Chinese medicine review and approval shall not advertise Chinese medicine without the approval of the drug regulatory authorities of Hebei Province People’s Government. It will come into force on January 1, 2018.”

China Bio news release, December 5, 2017