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32-4252 - Use of title; restrictions; violation; classification
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32-4252. Use of title; restrictions; violation; classification
A. No person may claim to be a massage therapist or use any terms or references in any advertisement, statement or publication to suggest to the public that the person is a massage therapist unless that person is a massage therapist licensed pursuant to this chapter.
B. The board may adopt rules to implement this section including the identification of references that may be used only by persons licensed under this chapter or exempt from licensure under this chapter.
C. A person who is not licensed pursuant to this chapter shall not use any of these titles or abbreviations or any other abbreviation or other words, letters, signs or figures to indicate that the person using the title is licensed pursuant to this chapter.
D. An establishment or business that employs or contracts with persons who are licensed under this chapter shall not advertise on behalf of those persons unless the services are provided by or under the direct supervision of a person licensed pursuant to this chapter.
E. A person or entity that violates this section is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.