No Tanning Bed For You, Kids

No Tanning Bed For You, Kids

Cocobeach : Gabon | Nov 14, 2011 at 3:27 AM PST
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Study Warns Of Tanning Bed Cancer Risks

If you are under the age of 18, say goodby to using tanning beds in the state of California. Governor Jerry Brown signed the bill on Sunday prohibiting any minor from using ultraviolet tanning devices.@ California is the first state to institute such a ban.

The use of such tanning beds can lead to skin cancer which is the leading cause of cancer death for women 25-29. The bill was part of@

a cluster of legislation signed on Sunday designed to "improve the health and well-being of Calfornians," according to a statement from the Governor's office.@

The law will go into effect on January 1, 2012.@

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