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SIYAC takes on tanning

SIYAC takes on tanning

By Olivia White

May 11, 2015

As prom quickly approaches, many teenagers look to tanning beds to acquire a certain glow. However, this may be the last year that is possible. Members of the State of Iowa Youth Advisory Council (SIYAC), a group focused on passing legislation that affects the young people of Iowa, has sponsored a...

Tanning beds banned for teenagers under 18 in Illinois

A tanning bed in use.

By Emily Zhen, Naperville Central HS, Naperville, Ill.

February 21, 2014

High school students who previously tanned in tanning beds for school dances and other special occasions must now find alternatives. Previously, with the permission from a parent or guardian, those under 18 could tan. But Gov. Pat Quinn recently signed a bill that bans teenagers under the age of ...