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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a proposed order that, if finalized, would significantly strengthen tanning bed regulations.

The DNA Health Policy & Advocacy Committee (HPAC) has been very active so far in 2013 and progress is being made. We are strengthening our collaborations and our expertise is increasingly sought by other advocacy groups because we have...

A press conference was held Monday May 6th to publicly introduce a new proposed FDA order “to increase consumer awareness of tanning bed risks”.

This bill prohibits tanning facilities and operators from allowing individuals who have not attained 18 years of age to use tanning devices.

On March 21st, the IL House passed HB188 by a vote of 67 to 49! The IL Tanning Coalition has been actively working to see that IL becomes the 3rd state to pass a law that prevents children from using tanning facilities.

The New Jersey General Assembly passed the final version of their Bill to limit tanning by teens on February 14, 2013. The bill amends state statute and will not allow children under the age of 17 to tan and those who are 17 will need in person...

DNA Members attend a legislative hearing on February 22, 2013 to support Montana House Bill 456.

The bill (S1172), which was approved by a vote of 29-2, has been amended several times since its introduction. As now written, the measure would also prohibit children under 14 from applying spray tan in salons and require parents to participate...

In December of 2012 the American Academy of Dermatology Association hosted a meeting for key organizations and political representatives to discuss indoor tanning advocacy strategies for the upcoming year in Illinois, as the state will be...