Again, another example of putting vanity before health. We know this is bad for you, yet we continue to operate, endorse and use them. What the hell is wrong with us? It's funny when you think about our mentality. We want more exercise but we drive everywhere and try to find the closest spot to the front of the mall. We want more sun, so we go inside and cook ourselves.
The risk of skin cancer increases by 75 per cent when tanning beds are used prior to the age of 35.
Six provinces have now either introduced legislation or brought in regulations that restrict tanning bed use by youth. Quebec, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland have outright bans, while teens in Manitoba need to show parental consent. What does that tell you?
In the new world, tanning beds will be banished from the land!
AND SO IT SHALL BE WRITTEN!