The new Ontario government is taking action to help prevent skin cancer among young people by proposing legislation to ban those under 18 from using tanning beds.
The legislation, to be introduced later today, would, if passed:
Protecting young people from harmful ultraviolet radiation supports the new Ontario government's commitment to keep the province healthy and is part of Ontario's Action Plan for Health Care.
Read what the World Health Organization says about the risk of cancer from tanning beds.
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