Health Advocates Want All N.J. Minors Banned From Tanning Salons
The American Cancer Society says the rate of skin cancer, otherwise known as melanoma, has increased in the Garden State by 43 percent over the last 10 years and says indoor tanning booths are a major factor.
“It’s no coincidence that we’re facing a melanoma crisis at the same time there’s a proliferation of indoor tanning salons,” Ethan Hasbrouck, N.J. director of advocacy for the American Cancer Society of N.Y. & N.J. said in statement.
That’s why the American Cancer Society and others want to ban all indoor tanning for anyone under the age of 18.
Currently, New Jersey law prohibits anyone under the age of 14 from using tanning booths. Teens between the ages of 14 and 17 are required to have written
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