PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - An aspiring doctor in Rhode Island says his fight to
This year, during his residency at BrownUniversity, Jason Neustadter launched a campaign to make RhodeIsland the first state in the nation to ban minors from tanningsalons. The bill died in a House committee.
The 33-year-old Neustadter says he has support from areadermatologists, and will bring the bill back in the fall.
Neustadter was diagnosed with skin cancer, and traces theproblem to tanning salons trips when he was a teen.
He says the world's major health organizations all
Tanning salon owners said the bill would hurt business and thatexisting laws are adequate, including a requirement that minors getparental permission.
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