Regulations

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Why we will keep enforcing masks

While there is some social debate on the efficacy of masks, the science is pretty solid. An increase in viral load- how much gets into your system- affects how intense your sickness will become. Longer exposure increases the possible viral load. Close exposure can potentially increase the viral load. A closed environment with little circulation- […]

UPDATE regarding License establishment laws

Back in October, the amended establishment rules were sent to the Rules Review Commission. While the rules are still not ideal for actually preventing the type of trafficking we see in our industry, they were no longer in danger of putting a large percentage of legitimate but small businesses out of practice. However, there was […]

BOARD MEETING June 21st Regulation Updates

The Board meeting following the end of the public comment period was this past Thursday (June 21). Most of the effects from the meeting were good. By and large, the Board listened to our concerns and some very problematic portions of the regulations were removed, especially the portions that would put most businesses out of […]

Update following 4/19 Board Meeting

Please check back as this post will be expanded as I figure out how to articulate the various items that were addressed. See previous posts here¬†(with sample letter to send to NCBMBT) and here.   Overall, the public comment portion of the meeting went very much like we would have wanted it to. I was […]

Board Regulation Updates- Action needed!

Updates on Board regulations! Thanks to persistent pressure from therapists and concerned clients, “the Board will vote on April 19, 2018 to amend the proposed rules to delete Rule .1005(1)(d) [minimum room size and 3 feet clearance] and to withdraw that portion of Rule .1005 from the rules to be proposed to the Rules Review […]

URGENT- Help Protect Your Massage Therapists!

URGENT!! Keep your massage therapist from closing! #ShowUsYourLMBTs #LookBeforeYouBookAMassage LookBeforeYouBookAMassage.com Please visit this volunteer organized website for more information on how to protect yourself and the public. In Raleigh? Join us on April 19th to protest the changes proposed by the Board.¬†https://www.facebook.com/events/2137169223197009/ Please check out THIS POST for updates! Recently the North Carolina Board of […]