States Call for Bans on Teen Tanning

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.

States Call for Bans on Teen Tanning

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Latoya Brookins
Latoya Brookins4 years ago

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

Natasha Salgado
Past Member 4 years ago

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

Ana Passos
Ana Passos5 years ago

The funny thing is they had to ban.

Nimue Pendragon

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

Beverly Morgan
Past Member 5 years ago

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

Julie H.
Julie Hoffman5 years ago

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.

J.L. A.
JL A5 years ago

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

paul m.
paul m5 years ago


Colleen J.
Colleen J5 years ago

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

Helle H.
Helle H5 years ago

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