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Skin Cancer and Indoor Tanning Press Releases

April 9, 2017

WV Senate Joins House in Passing Indoor Tanning Legislation

West Virginia’s Senate passed a bill that would prohibit those under 18 from using indoor tanning devices in the state. This follows the lead of the House of Delegates which overwhelming passed the bill late last month. The bill will move to the Governor this week.

March 23, 2016

ACS CAN Calls on FDA to Finalize Rules on Tanning Devices

WASHINGTON, DC March 23, 2016 The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) this week urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to address safety concerns associated with indoor tanning and finalize the proposed rules as soon as possible to better protect adolescents from one

December 18, 2015

FDA Tanning Device Proposals Will Reduce Skin Cancer Incidence and Deaths

December 18, 2015 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released two proposed regulations today that would prohibit tanning device use by minors under 18, strengthen the warning labels noting the danger of sun lamps and require those who tan to sign a form acknowledging the dangers of the devices every six months.