NY Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Popular Tanning Salons

Indoor tanning Salons sued

Eric T. Schneiderman, the New York State Attorney General, have sued two famous indoor tanning salons. He alleges that salons deemphasize the health hazards linked to indoor tanning. They promote it as healthy activity in their websites and advertisement.

The two popular chains, Total Tan and Portofino Spas, are carrying out misleading business practices. Protofino Spas is offering services at five different locations of Capital Region.  In comparison, Total tan operates around 26 indoor tanning salons.

As per the lawsuit, the salons portray those indoor tanning speeds up the production of vitamin D. It also cut down the risks of fatal diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. They show indoor tanning as a safe and healthy thing.

They are openly violating State laws running a deceptive business is illegal.

Indoor tanning is extremely dangerous for health. The high use of ultraviolent devices speedily ascends risks of cancer radiations, says Schneiderman

Up till now, numerous health authorities have issued warning related to indoor tanning. According to the report from Centers from Disease Control and Prevention, indoor tanning can lead to early aging of the skin. It is even associated to several kinds of skin cancers like melanoma. Additionally, it may lead to complete blindness if eye protection is not properly used.

A recent extensive study proposes that indoor training is responsible for more than 400,000 cases of skin cancer.

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