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SECTION 2305
Sexually transmitted diseases; treatment by licensed physician or staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 23, TITLE 1
§ 2305. Sexually transmitted diseases; treatment by licensed physician
or staff physician of a hospital; prescriptions. 1. No person, other
than a licensed physician, or, in a hospital, a staff physician, shall
diagnose, treat or prescribe for a person who is infected with a
sexually transmitted disease, or who has been exposed to infection with
a sexually transmitted disease, or dispense or sell a drug, medicine or
remedy for the treatment of such person except on prescription of a duly
licensed physician.

2. A licensed physician, or in a hospital, a staff physician, may
diagnose, treat or prescribe for a person under the age of twenty-one
years without the consent or knowledge of the parents or guardian of
said person, where such person is infected with a sexually transmitted
disease, or has been exposed to infection with a sexually transmitted
disease.

3. For the purposes of this section, the term "hospital" shall mean a
hospital as defined in article twenty-eight of this chapter.