Teens and Tanning Beds - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

12/9/08

Teens and Tanning Beds

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Several U.S. states have enacted policies designed to prevent teenagers from using indoor tanning beds.  The results are in and they show that those policies are not working. 

According to a new study by the American Cancer Society, in the states that have passed laws limiting indoor tanning among teens by requiring parental consent, the rate went up. They found that teens were often with their parent or guardian who also used indoor tanning.

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