Some Minnesota lawmakers want to ban teens from tanning beds
ST. PAUL - Some Minnesota lawmakers want to combat cancer in teenagers by banning them from tanning beds.
The bill sponsored by Democratic Reps. JoAnn Ward of Woodbury, a retired teacher, and Chris Eaton of Brooklyn Center, a nurse, comes after a state Health Department survey showing that up a third of the state's teen girls used tanning beds in the past year. Half went at least 10 times, the report indicated.
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