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Colorado Office of Acupuncture Licensure

Acupuncture HOME


All Division of Professions and Occupations (DPO) Offices at 1560 Broadway, Denver CO are closed to the public indefinitely effective 2pm on March 23rd, 2020. However, DPO staff is still working hard to help all customers remotely. Please contact the Division at for assistance.

Welcome to the Acupuncture Homepage

On behalf of the Director of the Division of Professions and Occupations, the Colorado Office of Acupuncture Licensure (Office) regulates individual licensed acupuncturists in the State of Colorado. Office activities include licensing acupuncturists, investigating complaints, and enforcing disciplinary actions against those who violate the Acupuncturists Practice Act and the Director’s Rules and Regulations. The mission of the Office is to maintain the profession’s integrity and protect its consumers.

Program Information

Public Notices

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - March 17, 2021

The Office of Acupuncture Licensure will hold a VIRTUAL Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback before the Director considers adopting the proposed revisions to Rule 1.12, as required by the Office of Legislative Legal Services (OLLS). The proposed rule revisions correct language that was recently adopted, that conflict with portions of the statutes in Colorado Senate Bill 20-102 (Concerning required disclosures to patients regarding formal actions based on sexual misconduct).

Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at 1:00 P.M. (MDT)
Webinar Registration 
Notice, Draft Rule, and SB20-102 
February 11, 2021: Joint Stakeholder Meeting regarding SB20-102 Corrections (recording)


Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - October 1, 2020

The Office of Acupuncture Licensure will hold a Virtual Permanent Rulemaking Hearing for the Director to consider adopting new and revised Rules 1.1, 1.2, 1.12, and Appendix B to implement Colorado House Bill 20-1326 (Endorsements/Creation of an Occupational Credential Portability Program), and Colorado Senate Bill 20-102 (Patient Disclosures Regarding Sexual Misconduct).


Stakeholder Meeting - August 25, 2020

The Office of Acupuncture Licensure held a VIRTUAL Stakeholder Meeting for the Director to receive feedback on the implementation of Colorado House Bill 20-1326 (Endorsements through the Creation of an Occupational Credential Portability Program), and Senate Bill 20-102 (Patient Disclosures Regarding Formal Actions of Sexual Misconduct).

Legislative Updates
Program Information

Zen Mayhugh, Program Director

Office of Acupuncture Licensure
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-894-2988  |  Fax: 303-894-7761  |  Email:

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