amp;nbsp;The three types of skin cancer cases were attributed to exposure to tanning devices
in the U.
Numerous studies have documented that the use of indoor tanning devices
poses significant short-term and long-term health risks ranging from minor sunburns to potentially fatal disorders (i.
Thirty-three states place some form of age restrictions on ultraviolet tanning devices
TOUGHER action is needed to reduce the use of harmful sunbeds, researchers said, after a study found that the risk of skin cancer increases by 20% for people who use the tanning devices
Studies show that expesure to UV radiation from artificial tanning devices
is assoo: alea with a 75% ncreased risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin carreer, and non-me-anoma skin cancer such as squamous cell carcinoma and basical carcincma
Almost one-third of white female high school students and one-quarter of white women aged 18-34 years used indoor tanning devices
over a 12-month period, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers reported.
Third, use of an indoor tanning device
was self-reported, and the degree of misreporting cannot be determined.
Then there was the tanning device
which looked like a big cludgie.
Never use a tanning bed, booth, lamp or any other kind of indoor tanning device
HB 2520--Increasing the Tanning Bed Age Requirement from age 16 to 18: The purpose of this bill was to prohibit the use of a tanning device
by a person under the age of eighteen.
No person under the age of 14 will be allowed to use a tanning device
while those between the ages of 14 and prior to turning 18 can only tan with written parental consent.