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AADA opposes repeal of indoor tanning tax in Senate health care bill

AADA opposes repeal of indoor tanning tax in Senate health care bill
June 29, 2017

The American Academy of Dermatology Association has issued a statement from its president opposing the repeal of the tax on indoor tanning services that is a provision in the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act.

“The American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA) strongly opposes the repeal of the tax on indoor tanning services,” Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD, said in a statement to Healio.com/Dermatology. “Scientific research has demonstrated that indoor tanning increases users’ risk of skin cancer, and this tax serves as a deterrent to discourage this dangerous activity, especially among young women.

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