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Cuomo Signs Under 17 Indoor Tanning Ban Legislation

Teens under age 17 in New York will be banned from indoor tanning under a new law intended to protect children from ultraviolet radiation and a higher risk of skin cancer.

07/16/2012

Patricia Krentcil of Nutley, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Mother Of 5 Accused Of Putting 6-Year-Old Daughter In Tanning Bed

Police said Patricia Krentcil put her young daughter in a tanning bed, but she told CBS 2 on Tuesday night that the whole thing was a big misunderstanding.

05/01/2012

(credit: AP Photo/Al Grillo)

New York Warming To 1st Indoor Tanning Ban For Children

The tanning industry considers a bill before the Legislature to be another “nanny state” assault on their business, and the proposal comes at the height of the indoor tanning season for teens: prom time.

05/04/2011