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History & Mission

More than a decade has passed since the acupuncture practice law was enacted and with the growth of the acupuncture profession, its practice and its increasing utilization by consumers, there is a need to update the law to address issues that are not included in the current law. Most notably, it is important to address the fact that many acupuncturists are trained in and practicing herbal recommendation according to Oriental medicine principles in their practices, yet there has been no regulation of this practice. The coalition seeks to regulate herbal practice within the acupuncture statute not only to ensure protection for practitioners to continue their practice of herbs but, more importantly, to protect the public by setting the standards for safe practice of herbs.

The coalition is conducting a grassroots movement to successfully enact legislative statutory changes to the AOM Licensing Law to more clearly define acupuncture scope of practice, better protect the public, and self regulate our profession.

Important Information

Endorsements  •  Our Sponsors


All monies contributed to NYSAC are considered membership dues and are directly used to carry out NYSAC's goals. Monies are used to pay the lobbyist and administrative costs - letters, flyers, mailings. Monies will also be used to support travel to Albany for our legislative day. No coalition members are paid and all work on behalf of the coalition's efforts are voluntary. Five percent of dues is for grassroots lobbying and is not tax deductible.

Make a one time contribution by clicking below. To become a supporting member look below! Thank you!

Supporting Members

10 Club Members:
Join the 10 Club and become a sustaining donor to the NYS Acupuncture Coalition. 10 Club members are a group of dedicated individuals have pledged $10 per month until completion of our goals. We can't do it without your help. If you can give more, please do.

You can subscribe via clicking the paypal button below or send us a check at the address listed to the right.

Make Checks payable to NYSAC, Inc. and send to:

c/o Kathy Taromina
98 Sherwood Road
Aurora, NY 13026

The 50 Club

For those individuals or practices interested in donating the revenue of one patient per month, you can subcribe to the 50 Club and donate 50$ per month automatically by clicking here.

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