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Teen tanning ban advances

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ST. PAUL — A proposal to ban youths younger than 16 from using tanning beds passed it first committee.

The bill requires those 16 and 17 to have parental permission before tanning.

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“This bill will prohibit minors from using indoor tanning facilities, require proprietors to hang signage to that effect and impose some penalties,” Rep. JoAnn Ward, D-Woodbury, said.

Fines of up to $300 could be assessed to businesses that do not follow the law.

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