State Laws, January 2014

This summary of state laws was provided by The National Policy Group (  It was current as of January 2014 and every attempt was made to ensure accuracy.  However, laws and regulations are always changing and this update should not be considered the ultimate authority. Please, verify with state boards and associations (and be sure to ask whether any changes are likely within six months of your inquiry).  The Acupuncture Observer is not responsible for this content.

(I’d love to have the resources to maintain a current and accurate list.  I’d love it even more if one of our acu-alphabets used their resources to provide such a list.)

State Laws, January 2014

***  Please note — as of October 1, 2014, Florida will require the NCCAOM CHE (Chinese Herbal) Exam of all applicants.  If you will not have your FL license in hand by that date, you will need the Herb exam regardless of your school graduation date.  Please verify that your herb education will permit you to sit the exam!

**** Please note — as of July 19, 2016, Delaware has an option for an acupuncture-only license.


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4 thoughts on “State Laws, January 2014

    • Thanks for the update. This whole document is out-of-date. I keep hoping that one of our many “alphabet orgs” will invest the $ to maintain an updated list of state laws, but, so far, we’re pretty much on our own.

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