The misperceptions and deception around indoor tanning is pervasive. Despite the industry's claims of "healthy and attractive skin," the science is very clear. The ultraviolet (UV) radiation caused by indoor tanning beds is proven to cause skin cancer.
We're working in state legislatures across the country to prohibit teenagers - and anyone under age 18 - from using tanning beds, booths and other indoor tanning devices. Skin cancer remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the nation and results in nearly 14,000 deaths per year.