Bill to license N.H. massage parlors gets the cold shoulder from senators
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As national concern over sex trafficking grows, advocates in New Hampshire are focusing on one problem area: massage parlors.
A number of massage outlets across the Granite State may be fronts for prostitution, victims’ advocates allege, citing websites that advertise sexual services at the businesses.
But an effort to crack down on those massage parlors by adding a licensing requirement hit a snag Tuesday, after a bipartisan mix of senators said the measure was regulatory overkill.