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Chicago City Council bans tanning beds for minors

Tanning beds in Chicago salons soon will be off-limits to people younger than 18.

The City Council on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted in favor of the tanning bed ban in a move the sponsoring alderman said is aimed at protecting children from cancer.

Ald. Debra Silverstein, 50th, invited two women she said contracted skin cancer from tanning facilities to stand in council chambers before the vote.

"These are just two of the many people who suffer from cancer caused by the terrible effects of tanning beds," Silverstein said. Read the full News Article here