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Have you, can you (legally), or do you plan on using CBD lotions/ oils/salves in your massage and bodywork practice? If yes, why? If no, why not? Publication Date: Jan/Feb 2020 What steps do you take regarding client education? How do you keep "talking" to clients after they've left your table? Publication Date: Mar/Apr 2020 Email your responses to Your submission can be as short as you'd like and up to 250 words. Upcoming Topics SPEAK YOUR MIND Eighteen percent of the US population received a massage in 2018. How can we increase that percentage? FROM FACEBOOK Sessions with licensed massage therapists would increase dramatically if bodywork was prescribed for anxiety, depression, and mental illness by counselors and other psychiatric professionals. JENNIFER NORDIN More support from the health community. Promoting more of the physical and mental benefi ts and the positive outcomes of massage therapy. Expanding insurance coverage. Promoting in underprivileged communities—just like yoga and meditation are becoming more prominent in schools. People need to know it's accessible to them. JAP SCRUGGS Advertisements that clear up the image of the sexual assaults that have darkened our good name. Work in each state to get massage covered by health insurance; the US is 20 years behind Washington State. Classes for doctors to understand what massage can do and start recommending it to help combat the opioid epidemic. JULIE ONOFRIO 14 m a s s a g e & b o d y w o r k n o v e m b e r / d e c e m b e r 2 0 1 9

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