Jennifer Edwards Independent Consultant with Rodan & Fields Dermatologist

New York Governor signs bill to prohibit indoor tanning devices for New Yorkers under 17

Posted on: August 5, 2012


Sun Damage: Play Today, Pay Tomorrow. Much of what is written off as part of the normal aging process is really evidence of sun damage, an accelerated form of aging. Just compare your face, which is constantly exposed to the sun, to a protected area such as your fanny—the texture, quality, and color are completely different

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On July 17, 2012 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that will prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices for all New Yorkers under the age of 17. The bills A 1074 and S 2917 will still require parental consent for 17-year olds for the use of indoor tanning devices.

It has been proven that indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer and premature aging.

According to the American Academy of Dermatology on a daily basis more than 1 million people tan in a tanning salon.

2.3 million teens tan indoors in the United States annually.

The increased use of tanning beds by teenagers has contributed to the sharp rise in melanoma rates. Melanoma is linked to excessive sun exposure particularly in the first 10 to 19 years of life

The reason teens are at particular risk because they are still experiencing such tremendous growth…

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jenniferleemyrandf

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