CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) – More than a dozen massage parlors in Citrus Heights have been forced to close as the city cracks down on prostitution.
The city has decided to adopt stricter rules put in place by the California Massage Therapy Council. The rules take effect on Friday and require all massage therapists to be certified by the council.READ MORE: Parents Mixed On Signing Children Up For COVID Vaccine Trial
It also clarifies the licenses are non-transferable.READ MORE: Firefighters Busy Across The Region As Red Flag Warning Conditions Fuel Fires
Businesses are also now being required to provide the city with an up-to-date list of employees, and notify the city within five days if a therapists is no longer employed.MORE NEWS: CHP Issues Endangered Missing Advisory For Girl, 11, Last Seen In Arden Area
Police say 44 therapists in the city have had their licenses revoked in the crackdown.