A new report released by leaders of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce reveals that tanning salons are routinely not providing accurate information about skin cancer and other risks to teens seeking their services.
On April 1, 2013, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law banning children under the age of 17 from using commercial indoor ultraviolet (UV) tanning bed in New Jersey.
New York Tightens Tanning Laws for Teens
Published on December 28, 2010
As of December 21, New York State has increased restrictions on indoor tanning, requiring in-person signed parental consent for would-be tanners between the ages of 14 …
International Study Links Tanning Beds to Melanoma
Many teens and twenty-somethings want that bronzed glow all year 'round, and when they can't tan outdoors, millions use sunbeds to get it. Every year, nearly 2.3 million American teenagers visit …
American Academy of Pediatrics Calls for Ban on Youth Tanning
IN THE HEADLINES...
February 28, 2011 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), a group of 60,000 pediatricians, today called for all US tanning salons to bar minors. With this new policy …
The Road to Group I
How the International Agency for Research on Cancer Came to Classify Indoor Ultraviolet (UV) Tanning as Carcinogenic to Humans
Philippe Autier, MD, MPH
In 2009, a working group of the International …
World Health Organization Scientists Warn Against Ultraviolet Tanning Beds
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a working group of the World Health Organization, has added ultraviolet radiation (UVR)-emitting tanning devices - tanning beds - to the list …