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T&T herbalists beware

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PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, May 12, 2013 - The legal department at the Ministry of Health has written the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Roger Gaspard to take action against herbal practitioners who publicly advertise curing body illnesses. 

On Thursday, Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan confirmed the move by his legal team, stating that “by now the DPP should have charged somebody...but we are hoping he gets around to it soon. The DPP will go after those making false claims, but we now have to take action on the Food and Drug Division to register the drugs before they can be sold.” Asked if the ministry will soon crack down on unregulated herbal practitioners, Khan said, “I know you want me to say yes, we are trying to.”