Business (104) Legal Brief- Tanning Beds

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Should indoor artificial tanning be regulated?

Artificial tanning should not be regulated by the Federal Government

If artificial tanning is not regulated by the Federal Government, this would allow an individual to tan at any age without getting consent from parents upon tanning.

By allowing young children and teens under the age of 18 with a parents consent form to allow their child to artificially tan, they are taking the risks upon themselves to tan, knowing that their child is taking the risk, in developing melanoma or any other skin cancers. The Federal Government should not be able to make choice and decisions for minors under the age of 18 because parents have rules that their child should follow. If a parent says their child can’t tan, then they can’t tan but if their parents say that their child is able to tan, then of course they can tan. The Federal Government and parents in our society have many differences on many different things and artificial tanning is one of the issues at hand.

On the other hand, tanning should be regulated by the Federal Government because many parents are carless on what their children do with themselves. Many people think “Well if other young children are developing these skin diseases, doesn’t mean my child will develop them”. Sometimes if we look at the bigger picture in our society as a whole, some parents are controlled by their children and agree to allow them to do anything just to make them happy and of course give them what they want. If we look on T.V. as to see how some families have their child in beauty pageants, dressing them up as adults, makeup full on their tiny faces and of course having them indoor tan to get a better complexion, it’s just completely insane! If the Federal Government passes a law indicating that people under the age of 18 should not be able to tan without a parents consent form or they should not be able to tan at all.
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