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New Jersey Moves Even Closer To Banning Tanning Minors

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We previously mentioned that New Jersey was taking steps to prevent minors from using tanning booths.

The Assembly's Women and Children Committee passed the measure by a 5-0 vote, banning anyone under the age of 18 from using tanning beds.

Then the motion went to the full Assembly and was approved 58-7!

So now it heads to the Senate for consideration.

If it passes, parents will have to give written consent for kids 14-17 to get even a spray tan!

That may be a bit extreme but at least all of this is a step in the right direction.

One more round until people like Tanning Mom can no longer put their children in harm's way.

[Image via Alexis O'Toole/Wikimedia Commons.]

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