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Utah Institutes Parental Consent for Tanning Beds

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Utah Institutes Parental Consent for Tanning Beds

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Utah Institutes Parental Consent for Tanning Beds

Utah Institutes Parental Consent for Tanning Beds

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Utah teenagers under the age of 18 must now get their parents' permission to visit a tanning salon, a change prompted by growing concern about the dangers of sun exposure to young people. Utah, which ranks in the top five in per capita deaths from melanoma, is joining 26 other states that regulate teenagers' use of tanning beds.

From member station KUER in Salt Lake City, Jenny Brundin report.

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