Tanning Biz Tainted?

Published on 06 December 2012 by admin in Uncategorized

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Tanning Biz Tainted?

In a recent Bloomberg News feature, Craig Sinclair, head of the WHO’s Collaborative Centre for UV Radiation in Melbourne, said that the tanning business is becoming more and more “tainted” as increased numbers of consumers and their governments around the globe begin to clearly perceive the risks associated with tanning.
Tainted? Yes. Contracting? No.
The Tanning Industry Taint
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Has Tanning Beds Dangers Education Campaign been Effective?

A new member survey just released by the Smart Tan Network shows the industry about evenly split between members whose business performance was less than expected and those whose performance was better or about what was expected.

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Tanning Industry Takes its Cue from Big Tobacco

A fascinating and important study just published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology finds similarities in the way cigarettes and tanning beds are marketed.
Dermatologist David A. Jones, MD, PhD, FAAD, of Newton, Mass., writes that both industries employ advertising strategies to counteract health concerns of their products in order to positively influence [...]

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