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States Call for Bans on Teen Tanning

States Call for Bans on Teen Tanning

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New York is the latest state to crack down on teen tanning by proposing legislation that would ban teens 16 and under from fake baking. California, Vermont and Massachusetts are among the states that already have tan bans.

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1:39AM PDT on May 6, 2013

After finishing the Final Destination movies, tanning beds will always make me think of a really painful way to die.

9:11AM PST on Feb 24, 2013

Finally. I actually hope these Tanning Beds are banned everywhere.

2:12PM PST on Jan 11, 2013

The funny thing is they had to ban.

12:37AM PST on Jan 9, 2013

Good. If you've ever seen anyone die of skin cancer you would NEVER do that to yourself.

6:04AM PDT on Aug 21, 2012

How many years have we been warned about skin cancer? It's about time something was done.

6:04PM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

Tanning is stupid. It harms your body. I love my pale skin I take good care of it ^_^. I would never go to a tanning salon.

9:01AM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

the health risks justify it--especially since parents are permitted to authorize with some of the legislation--just not a stand alone teen decision

6:46AM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

Noted

5:49PM PDT on Jun 25, 2012

I wish people were educated enough to not bake themselves. Then we wouldn't need a law. >_

11:02AM PDT on Jun 20, 2012

I've been living in Florida for 3 year and I'm still wondering about those tanning-saloons they have.

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