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Point 73: Ohio Legislation Update – Patrick McCarthy

Patrick McCarthy* Piercology, Inc., Body Art Solutions For the last three years, the state of Ohio has been rewriting its body art Rules and Regulations. Beginning in 2013, a number of body modification professionals, health inspectors, medical professionals, legal professionals, […]

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Point #70: When is Piercing Mutilation? – Paul King

By Paul King APP Treasurer

Considering Female Genital Piercing as “Female Genital Mutilation” in the United Kingdom

The Current UK Situation

Arkansas Legislation

Point #63: Arkansas Legislation

By Misty Forsberg

When it comes to discussing what has taken place with the legislative changes in Arkansas, I still feel a little uneasy

South Australian Body Mod Laws

Point #62: Legislation Update – South Australia

By Kimberly Zapata On November 15, 2012 the South Australian government passed a new law—and tougher penalties—regarding the piercing, tattooing or modifying of minors. This new

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Point #61: New York Legislation Update: New Law Requires Parental Consent for Body Piercing

by Kimberly Zapata On July 30, 2012, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a new law into effect that will require all minors in the state

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Point #60: Legislative Update

By Mike Martin After a great conference I have been having so many thoughts and I’m trying to sort things out. One realization that became quite clear is

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Point #60: To Pierce a Minor

By Jezebel Voule I live in a land with no legislation of the piercing field. A land where tattoo artists are regulated and need to be licensed, but

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