Dermatologists hope the new tax will deter indoor tanning the same way tobacco taxes have helped cut down on smoking. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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From left, Sens. Charles Grassley (R-IA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), during Wednesday's session. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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