Undated, (WXOW) - A study in the Journal 'Pediatrics' surveyed 243 tanning salons in the state of Missouri.
Forty-three percent of the salons claimed there are no risks to indoor tanning and sixty-five percent said they would allow children as young as ten or twelve-years-old to tan, which is in direct defiance of established medical advice.
Only nineteen percent of salons advocated the use of sunscreen.
Not one facility asked if potential customers had skin cancer or took light-sensitive medications.
The study's author suggests stricter enforcement of current FDA regulations.
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