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Ill. Gov. Quinn To Decide on Tanning Ban For Minors

“I think the government also knows better than Mom and Dad on cigarettes,” says State Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston), “It’s the same kind of cancer-causing substance.”

05/21/2013

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Illinois House Considers Banning Teens from Tanning Salons

Bill sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) says the links between tanning and cancer are simply too strong to ignore.

03/22/2013

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Tanning Salon Ban Fails in Illinois House

The bill would have prevented those under 18 from using a tanning salon, even with parental consent – which is currently required by law.

03/05/2011

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