Lok-Yee Kung


(Las Vegas, Nevada)

Lok Yee Kung made Nevada the first state in the union to legalize the practice of acupuncture and oriental medicine in 1973. There may be other firsts but he was the man that made it LEGAL to practice it in United States back in 1973. Back then when Western medicine were not known in United States, he was determine to prove it is effective.


Editor's Note: The following link was supplied to the 1973 Time article Acupuncture in Nevada. It is about Lok-Yee Kung and how he impressed lawmakers. Very interesting!

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the spelling of Dr. Lok is the following
by: Anonymous

Dr. Lok, Yee-Kung Hong Kong Native.
He is an Hero. He is the game changer in the U。S。 Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine History. The Real Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor.

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1st state to legalize acupuncture
by: Angela

Thank you for being accurate!

http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Session/76th2011/Bills/ACR/ACR9.pdf

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Dr.Lok did first legislation success in USA
by: Anonymous

In 1973, Dr. Lok and his supporters did the greatest success in Nevada, making Acupuncture and Chinese medicine professionals as doctors in US history.

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