Government & Politics

March 18, 2014 10:28 PM

Tanning bed debate heats up in Kansas and Missouri

Kansas lawmakers are considering legislation banning minors from indoor tanning. Missouri is considering a measure requiring anyone under 17 to get their parents’ consent before tanning. The legislation is a response to public health advocates sounding alarms about risks associated with indoor tanning and added exposure to ultraviolet light, especially among teens.

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