Brazil Bans Tanning Salons

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Brazilian authorities put a national ban on tanning salons. The National Health Surveillance Agency announced the decision on November 11.

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This clampdown followed a report of the World Health Organization that revealed regular use of tanning salons increases the risk of several types of cancer with skin cancer being a major risk. The ban applies to tanning salons as wells as to selling or buying tanning equipment.

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