Tanning Beds http://kmuw.org en State Lawmakers Consider Banning Minors From Using Tanning Beds http://kmuw.org/post/state-lawmakers-consider-banning-minors-using-tanning-beds <p>State lawmakers are considering whether to ban tanning parlors from letting minors use their tanning beds.</p><p>The House Health and Human Services Committee heard testimony Tuesday on the bill.</p><p>The measure includes a maximum $250 fine for businesses that allow customers younger than 18 to use tanning beds.</p><p>Proponents say exposure to harmful levels of ultraviolet radiation from tanning beds increases the chances of developing melanoma later in life.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 16:24:56 +0000 Associated Press 29520 at http://kmuw.org