Skin Cancer Prevention Cancer Prevention <p>ASDSA is committed to stopping the skin cancer epidemic by advocating for legislation that restricts the use of indoor tanning facilities to those over 18 years of age and the application of sunscreen in schools.</p> Emily NinnemannTue, 08 Mar 2016 20:18:21 GMTSummer Sun Safety <p>Before you kick off your Memorial Day weekend, take some time to review sun safety tips on Don't Fry Day, Friday, May 25th Practicing good sun safety all throughout summer will help you avoid the risk of developing skin cancer</p> Emily NinnemannThu, 14 Jan 2016 22:43:42 GMTFDA Sunscreen Regulations <p>New Content</p> Emily NinnemannThu, 14 Jan 2016 17:48:12 GMTIndoor Tanning Position Statement <p>Support Age restrictions on the use of indoor tanning facilities to eighteen years or older Required posting and dissemination of scientific information regarding the health risks of indoor tanning to customers Oppose Unregulated access to indoor tanning facilities Dissemination of</p> Emily NinnemannFri, 18 Dec 2015 19:05:55 GMTPosition on Indoor Tanning <p>New Content</p> Jolene KremerWed, 08 Jan 2014 21:29:57 GMTSunscreen Use in Schools Position Statement <p>Support Statewide policies that allow students to apply, carry, and store sunscreen for personal use in school Education initiatives designed to encourage and promote smart, safe sunscreen use among students Oppose Barriers to allowing students to have adequate</p> John GeahanTue, 08 Oct 2013 18:06:18 GMTFDA Sunlamp Reclassification Information <p></p> John GeahanThu, 08 Aug 2013 16:18:51 GMTIndoor Tanning Bill Tracking <p>&lt; begin report widget Tanning Report &gt; &lt;link rel="stylesheet" type="text css" href="http report pagestyledefault2.css"&gt; &lt;link rel="stylesheet" type="text css" href="http report rptstyledefault2.css"&gt; &lt;script type="text javascript" src="http js map2.js"&gt;&lt; script&gt; &lt;script type="text javascript" src="http js viewrpt4.js"&gt;&lt; script&gt; &lt;div</p> John GeahanWed, 17 Jul 2013 21:12:20 GMT2013 Indoor Tanning Ban Updates <p>This year, 44 bills related to youth access to indoor tanning devices have been introduced in 31 states to enact new or stronger youth access restrictions to indoor tanning devices. As of June 6, six states passed legislation into law</p> John GeahanThu, 27 Jun 2013 18:36:07 GMTNew Jersey Enacts Stronger Indoor Tanning Laws for Minors <p>With his signature, Governor Chris Christie enacted A 2142 S 1172, an act to prohibit minors from indoor tanning under the age of 17. Minors who are 17 years of age must have a parent or guardian provide in person</p> John GeahanTue, 02 Apr 2013 18:53:42 GMTIL: Springfield Passes a Teen Tanning Ban Springfield, Illinois has passed an under-18 indoor tanning ban. Nick CarsonThu, 06 Sep 2012 16:55:59 GMTNew York: Tanning Ban Passes, Signed By Gov <p>With the 2012 New York legislative session drawing to a close next week, legislators have struck a deal on the indoor tanning bills. The new form of the legislation, taken from companion bills AB 1074 and SB 2917, will ban</p> Nick CarsonMon, 16 Jul 2012 20:37:38 GMTMassachusetts: Final Vote Nears for Indoor Tanning Bill <p>A Massachusetts indoor tanning bill, SB 2211, has passed the initial stages of the House process and is expected to soon receive a full vote from the House. The bill, which proposes to ban minors under the age of 16</p> Nick CarsonThu, 12 Jul 2012 17:25:10 GMTRhode Island: General Assembly Approves Indoor Tanning Bill <p>The Rhode Island General Assembly has given its final approval to H 7825, which will require that minors obtain parental consent every two times they wish to use an indoor tanning facility. The original form of the bill called for</p> Nick CarsonWed, 13 Jun 2012 16:35:27 GMTMassachusetts: Indoor Tanning Bill Passes Senate <p>The Massachusetts Senate approved a bill Tuesday, A 2211, to ban minors under the age of 16 from the use of indoor tanning facilities and require parental consent for those ages 16 17. The initiative passed the Massachusetts Senate in</p> Nick CarsonTue, 12 Jun 2012 22:19:43 GMTChicago: City Council Passes Tanning Ban Ordinance <p>Chicago just became the first major city to pass a comprehensive ban on indoor tanning for minors. </p> April SamuelsonWed, 06 Jun 2012 19:56:02 GMTFDA Extends Deadline for Sunscreen Labeling Rule <p>Last summer, the FDA passed a set of rules on sunscreen labeling designed to help consumers better understand what they are purchasing. Among the regulations are limits on advertised SPF ratings, water resistance claims, and broad spectrum standards. For more</p> Nick CarsonFri, 18 May 2012 21:43:14 GMTMissouri: Indoor Tanning Bill Nears Passage <p>Missouri is one of only 17 states with no restrictions on the use of indoor tanning device by minors. HB 1475, which passed the Missouri Senate General Laws Committee on May 9, aims to change that by implementing a requirement</p> Nick CarsonTue, 15 May 2012 20:35:45 GMTNew Jersey: Indoor Tanning Bill Resurfaces <p>The debate over indoor tanning bans has reignited in New Jersey following the media attention generated by "Tanning Mom," Patricia Krentcil. The Nutley, NJ woman is facing child endangerment charges after allegedly bringing her 6 year old daughter into a</p> Nick CarsonTue, 15 May 2012 20:28:44 GMTVermont: Under-18 Indoor Tanning Ban Passes <p>With Gov. Peter Shumlin announcing he will not sign the bill, allowing it to automatically become law, Vermont is now the second state to pass a comprehensive ban on indoor tanning for minors. Under the legislation, passed as H 157,</p> Nick CarsonWed, 02 May 2012 21:36:43 GMTVermont: Governor's Signature Needed for Under-18 Indoor Tanning Ban <p>Just one signature is needed for Vermont to become the second state to pass a comprehensive ban on indoor tanning by minors under the age of 18. After nearly three months of deliberation, H 157 passed a final vote in</p> Nick CarsonWed, 25 Apr 2012 15:54:45 GMTRhode Island: Indoor Tanning Bill to Receive Committee Hearing <p>After its introduction in late February, H 7825 is slated to receive a hearing tomorrow in the House Health, Education and Welfare Committee. The bill aims to implement a comprehensive ban on the use of indoor tanning devices by all</p> Nick CarsonTue, 03 Apr 2012 22:04:02 GMTKentucky: Future Promising, but Unclear for Indoor Tanning Bill <p>HB 249, a bill regulating indoor tanning, is expected to pass the Kentucky House of Representatives soon, but which form of the bill will pass was still unclear as of this writing. Originally introduced as a ban on indoor tanning</p> Nick CarsonThu, 08 Mar 2012 23:49:33 GMT