Laws Across the USA

Legend

 

#Reduction in educational hours for reflexologist to be licensed.

 

+Title Law, can not use term massage therapist or bodyworker unless massage licensed.

 

~States with a Health Freedom Law with exemption possible for all Complementary & Alternative Medicine therapists; yet to be challenged in the courts.

California / Idaho / Minnesota / Rhode Island

* Through a ruling by the Department of Health

States without a Massage law:

 Alaska

Idaho~

Kansas

Minnesota~

Oklahoma

Vermont

Wyoming

States with a Massage Law:

Alabama

 

Arizona

 

Arkansas

 

California~+

 

Colorado

 

Connecticut

 

Delaware#

 

Florida

 

Georgia

 

Hawaii

 

Illinois

 

Indiana+

 

Iowa

 

Kentucky

 

Louisiana

 

Maine

 

Maryland

 

Massachusetts

 

Michigan

 

Missouri

 

Mississippi

 

Montana

 

Nebraska

 

Nevada

 

New Hampshire

 

New Jersey

 

New Mexico

 

New York

 

North Carolina

 

North Dakota

 

Pennsylvania

 

Ohio

 

Oregon

 

Rhode Island~

 

South Carolina

 

South Dakota

 

Tennessee

 

Texas

 

Utah

 

Virginia

 

West Virginia

 

Washington

 

West Virginia

 

Wisconsin+

 

Washington D.C.

 

States Exempting Reflexology from Massage:

Arizona

 

California~+

 

Colorado

 

Georgia

 

Illinois

 

Indiana+

 

Iowa

 

Kentucky

 

Maine

 

Maryland

 

Massachusetts

 

Michigan

 

Missouri

 

Montana

 

Nevada

 

New Hampshire

 

New Jersey

 

New Mexico

 

North Dakota

 

North Carolina

 

Oregon

 

Pennsylvania

 

Rhode Island~

 

South Dakota

 

Tennessee

 

Texas*

 

Washington

 

Wisconsin+

 

Washington D.C.

 

States with Reflexology law:

North Dakota (Licensing law)

Tennessee (Registration law)

New Hampshire (Licensing law with 2 other disciplines)

 

 

 

Rev. September 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


January 4, 2014

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