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Tanning beds and sun lamps will now carry warnings that they shouldn't be used by anyone under 18. What are your thoughts?

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Peeweepeterson

May-30-14 12:44 AM

Obviously they need it. So many people are getting skin cancer at a younger age. People are too dumb to realize the risks. After all 1/2 the population votes republican and call dems names. How mature is that.

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francoinVEGAS

May-30-14 7:41 AM

yes peterskin you are too dumb to realize the risks and need Obama to take of your needs

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JustaMan

May-30-14 7:46 AM

Alex Crees·Published April 02, 2012 FoxNews

Mayo Clinic researchers studied health records dating back to the 1970s in Olmstead County, Mass., and found the number of melanoma cases in young adults has increased more than sixfold in the past 40 years. In young women specifically, the number of cases increased more than eightfold. For young men, the increase was fourfold.(Fox)

Big Brother being proactive BAD!

Big Brother bailing out farmers for losing cattle GOOD!

BBL fits the hypocritical GOP/TP mold very well as in I want all the services but don't want to pay for it.....

The evidence of outstretched hands belonging to so called conservatives is endless.....

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muleskinner

May-30-14 7:56 AM

Witches too, they should stay away from tanning salons. They weigh less than a duck, so it is very dangerous for witches to visit tanning salons. That fake sunshine is bad for witches, as everyone knows. Save the witches from the dangers of fake sunshine and tanning beds, along with those 18 and under.

Anyone under the age of 18 should be stay inside on sunny days too. Cloudy days and rainy days will be the best time for them to go outdoors.

Stay inside when the sun shines so you won't be exposed to harmful cancer-causing rays from the sun.

When you are 19 years of age, it'll be ok to stand outside during the day while the sun shines.

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JustaMan

May-30-14 7:58 AM

francoinVEGAS May-30-14 7:41 AM

"yes peterskin you are too dumb to realize the risks and need Obama to take of your needs"

The bill, which made it to the Senate floor last month and is now before the Senate Appropriations Committee, has support from local senators.

"I support this legislation and supported attempts to protect consumers, ensure minors have parental consent and requiring tanning salons to register with the Department of Health," said Sen. Dave Argall, R-Tamaqua.

I rest my case about the 80 something IQ's.....

That tornado in Watford..Obama did it!

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locomotive

May-30-14 8:07 AM

Tamaqua? Local? Only if you live in Pennsylvania, Justaman.

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locomotive

May-30-14 8:21 AM

Lots of states, including North Dakota, have their own legislation or regulations dealing with use of tanning beds. Didn't see the US Senate dealing with the issue as of late.

Did Justaman mean "local senators" as in Minot's senators?

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locomotive

May-30-14 8:22 AM

"That tornado in Watford..Obama did it!"

Ludicrous, just like blaming the President for one's bad hair day. Now indigestion...that might be a different matter entirely.

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keyzgirl62

May-30-14 8:30 AM

How in the blue blazes can you take a very real health risk poll and make it political. Stay off these polls if you can't be relevant! I can't believe we have to label tanning beds for risks but I suppose the manufacturers have been getting law suits from people who get skin cancer. We also put labels on blow dryers stating not to submerge in water while using and warnings about coffee being hot at fast food places because people have forgotten to be responsible for their own behavior. This is not a political issue, people. This is a statement on the intelligence and ownership of the average person.

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keyzgirl62

May-30-14 8:31 AM

And I missed a Question mark. Sorry.

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JustaMan

May-30-14 8:32 AM

locomotive May-30-14 8:07 AM

"Tamaqua? Local? Only if you live in Pennsylvania, Justaman."

Well locomotive, let's wait for Boehner to announce the govt. has no business in safety regulating of under 18 yr olds.....That'll surely be a campaign winner ya think?

But what the heck, let's drop all regulations & let the radiation in!

Wonder if they'll start polling the masses dying in the street who & what they voted for or against??

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JackAaah

May-30-14 8:33 AM

I feel that tanning beds are justa nother type of 'global warming'...

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animal

May-30-14 8:37 AM

I'm sure glad the PERFECT libs. NEVER indulge in name calling or racism! WOW!!!!!!

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locomotive

May-30-14 8:37 AM

"...I suppose the manufacturers have been getting law suits from people who get skin cancer."

Bingo, keyz.

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locomotive

May-30-14 8:39 AM

If you've ever wondered if liberals are PERFECT, just keep reading, animal.

:-)

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locomotive

May-30-14 8:40 AM

Global warming on a local scale, Jack. That's why those local senators are addressing it.

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locomotive

May-30-14 8:43 AM

I've never used a tanning bed. I've been old school my whole life. If I get a tan, it's because I got my rays outside.

There's regulations for EVERYTHING. I'm not surprised tanning beds have warnings and regs.

Lots of things that "shouldn't be used by anyone under 18" are used anyway.

If it feels good to regulate it, some say do it.

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JustaMan

May-30-14 8:46 AM

locomotive May-30-14 8:37 AM

"...I suppose the manufacturers have been getting law suits from people who get skin cancer."

Yes, I also agree however, the idea of developing a uniform safety policy with regard to the scientific information available is necessary!

Why you ask? I'm getting tired of paying for those in Alabama & Mississippi who dismiss science, develope some health issue & expect me to pay for it!!!

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centerfield

May-30-14 9:27 AM

So, when will the right get some facts to argue about? Loco, you are good at that? You know, what are the dangers of tanning beds? 1,2,3 Please list them. Aw shucks, that won't work, will it loco. Wingers don't work on facts. Search--Let me see---Melanoma? Now that's a good place to start. Want more help? How about the psyche of women to look beautiful especially for teens. Or, maybe the increases of skin cancer? Ok, how about the rest of you wingers, 1,2,3. search them out, keyz is right, this is not a political thingy, but it is a life or death thingy.

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JustaMan

May-30-14 10:51 AM

Sickworld May-30-14 9:03 AM

"Justa, and I am getting sick and tired of paying for lazy, unemployed, no motivation to do better peoples medicaid!"

Me too SW! So, should we start in the southern RED states first & work our way up north?

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BillGarr2016

May-30-14 11:45 AM

Sickworld=baffledbyliberals=landslide.

any questions?

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BillGarr2016

May-30-14 11:52 AM

Sickworld, since you know the brand names of Baffledbyfacts libations, can you tell me if he uses Charmin or Cottonelle?

I find it odd that you all answer for each other and know personal details of each other.

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JustaMan

May-30-14 12:01 PM

Sickworld May-30-14 11:17 AM

"Justa we would all be better off if we held more individual accountability in people. Just because big daddy says there is free food, medical, housing, etc. doesn't mean we have to get it free!"

You should support your comment with specifics SW.....

I do not know a single progressive who's ever said the word "free" as in stuff.....

I work for my money & I pay taxes that I hope are making it to mainstreet & not wallstreet!

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PoeticJustice17

May-30-14 3:10 PM

This far right-wing rag should carry a warning label.

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Legend

May-30-14 3:58 PM

Tanning beds r more likely 2 cause cancer than cigarettes.

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