Comments for: Emotions flare as Maine House votes to ban minors from tanning beds

Posted March 26, 2013, at 12:59 p.m.
Last modified March 26, 2013, at 3:56 p.m.

AUGUSTA | The Maine House voted largely along party lines Tuesday in favor of a bill that would bar anyone younger than 18 from using commercial tanning beds. Democrats cast the bill, LD 272, as a needed measure to protect public health and reduce the likelihood of skin cancer …


An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified Rep. Deborah Sanderson of Chelsea as a Democrat. Sanderson is a Republican.

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