Teens banned from Chicago tanning beds

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A newly-passed ordinance bans anyone under age 18 from tanning beds in Chicago salons even if they have a parent’s permission to tan.

ABC affiliate WLS-TV reports the ordinance was passed by the Chicago City Council Wednesday, June 6, 2012.

Violators face fines from $100 to $250.

The ordinance is expected to take effect June 16.

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