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Teens and Tanning

Last week I was ‘surfing the web’ and I came across many articles talking about the dangers of tanning, especially for teenagers under the age of 18. There are approximately 2.3 million teens that visit U.S. tanning beds–every year! and now new legislation may require teens to bring a doctor’s note and have a parent present in order to use indoor tanning. I am totally with the ban on tanning salons for teenagers.  Most people …

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Solarium Shut Down

Australia is trying to put a ban on tanning salons, or solariums as they call them, to fight unnecessary skin cancer diagnoses. Nationwide curbs on solariums (AUS) Geoff Strong | January 26, 2009 – 10:55AM MUCH to the disgust of the solarium industry, the tough Victorian laws that resulted from Clare Oliver’s death 16 months ago are spreading Australia-wide.Victorian regulations such as banning solarium use by under-18s, mandatory skin tests and fines up to $680,000 …

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