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Tacoma limits massage parlor hours to fight sex trafficking

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Tacoma City Council has passed an ordinance limiting hours of operation for massage parlors in an effort to stem illegal sex trafficking and prostitution.The News Tribune reports ( ) the ordinance passed Tuesday will limit hours to between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.Council Member Marty Campbell introduced the measure in September, referencing the closure of nine massage businesses in Lakewood and Tacoma in prostitution stings.