As used in this article:
"Venereal disease" includes syphilis, gonorrhea, chancroid, lymphogranuloma venereum and granuloma inguinale.
"Treating a venereal disease" includes the treatment of or attempt to treat a venereal disease by prescription, formula, patented or proprietary medicine or compound or otherwise, or the sale or gift, for the purpose of treating or attempting to treat such a disease, of any prescription, formula, patented or proprietary medicine or compound which either by itself or in connection with any other treatment, medicine, or compound is claimed to be useful, or to cure, relieve, or arrest in any way any venereal disease.
"Licensed health officer" shall mean and include only a person holding office as a local health officer who holds a valid health officer's license issued by the State Department of Health.
Amended by L.1945, c. 104, p. 448, s. 1.