Brazil is the first country to ban tanning salons, as well as buying or selling tanning equipment. This law was a result of the World Health Organization classifying tanning beds as a Level 1 Carcinogen, the same as plutonium and cigarettes. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the FDA and the American Academy of Pediatrics have all included tanning beds in their list of dangerous carcinogens. So far, 30 U.S. states have some restrictions.
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