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Teen Tanning Is The Latest Thing States Are Banning

By Alexander Russo — March 29, 2007 1 min read

“No smoking. No drinking. No talking on cell phones while driving. Now, the latest no-no in state laws aimed at underage teens is indoor tanning,"begins this Stateline.org story (States say no to teen tanning). “Spurred by worries about skin cancer, Utah and Virginia this year joined 25 other states in placing limits on teens seeking a bronze glow from the ultraviolet lights of a tanning bed. North Dakota’s Legislature is putting the final touches on a measure to also clamp restrictions on tanning salon patrons under age 18.”

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