New Tanning Booth Restrictions for Teens Signed into LawAnyone under 17 in Missouri will soon need signed parental consent before using a tanning booth, bed or other tanning device at a business.
Mo. House Passes Parental Consent Bill for TanningMissouri teens younger than 17 would need parental consent to use tanning machines that emit ultraviolet rays.
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.”
Study Finds Melanoma Survivors Return To Unsafe TanningMore than a quarter of melanoma survivors do not use sunscreen when outside for more than an hour and some still use tanning beds.
Illinois House Considers Banning Teens from Tanning SalonsBill sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) says the links between tanning and cancer are simply too strong to ignore.
Illinois Bill Would Ban Teens From Tanning BedsSenate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) is sponsoring the bill. She says the light emitted from tanning beds is a Class 1 carcinogen.
Survey: Many Mo. Tanning Facilities Allow ChildrenDermatologists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis led the telephone survey. Results were published online Monday.
Springfield's Teen Tanning Ban Begins TuesdayThe young people can't tan, even if their parents say it's OK. The ordinance doesn't apply to spray tans or tanning beds at private residences.
Missouri House Endorses Teen Tanning RestrictionsThe legislation would require annual parental consent for children younger than 17 years old to use tanning salons.
D.A.R.E. Officer Charged With Videotaping At Tanning SalonCustomer allegedly saw him taping her with cell phone
The Mark Reardon Show: Permission to Tan & Navy SEAL Eric GreitensMissouri State Representative Gary Cross talks with Mark about his bill to make teen get parental permission before using a tanning booth.
Manchester Stores Hit By Smash And Grab RobbersBoth businesses have been targeted by robbers before.