Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 345-10-.03 - Advertising

(1) It shall be considered a violation of the massage therapy practice act to:
(a) publicly misrepresent oneself to be a massage therapist in any form of advertisement unless the individual has an active, valid license issued by the Board to practice massage therapy in Georgia;
(b) advertise massage therapy services in conjunction with adult entertainment, escort or dating services.
(2) Only duly licensed massage therapists practicing in accordance with the Board rules and Georgia law may practice massage therapy in Georgia, or, use in connection with their own name or that of their business or employer, the terms massage, massage therapy, massage therapist, massage practitioner, or the letters M.T. or L.M.T. or any other representation either direct or indirect, indicating to the general public that massage therapy is provided or available. Such activities are prohibited unless the provider is an actively licensed massage therapist by the Georgia Board of Massage Therapy.
(3) Actively licensed massage therapist shall include their Georgia massage therapy license number on all forms of advertisement no later than October 31, 2010.
(4) Establishments providing massage therapy services by more than one licensed massage therapist shall include on all forms of advertisement no later than October 31, 2010 the following statement: "Georgia Licensed Massage Therapists".

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 345-10-.03
Authority O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-1-10, 43-1-19, 43-1-24, 43-1-24A-3, 43-1-25, 43-24A-7, 43-24A-8, 43-24A-10, 43-24A-13, 43-24A-14, 43-24A-15, 43-24A-17, 43-24A-21, 43-24A-24, 50-13-3.
Original Rule entitled "Advertising" adopted. F. July 5, 2007; eff. July 25, 2007. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. July 2, 2009; eff. July 22, 2009. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Nov. 3, 2010; eff. Nov. 23, 2010.

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