Maine bill would ban teens from tanning beds

02/5/2013 | Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

Salon tanning beds and booths would be closed to those younger than 18 under a bill proposed by Maine state Sen. Geoffrey Gratwick. Spray tanning, devices in the home and therapeutic or diagnostic devices would not be subject to the law. "If you get one sunburn, if you go tanning once when you’re young, that's it, the DNA is damaged," said dermatologist Robert MacNeal, who helped draft the bill. "Your risk of getting skin cancer is higher for the rest of your life."

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