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JCTA Members already restrict under 18s in Alberta since September 2014

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) has been restricting under 18s for UV indoor tanning since September 2014. The membership in Alberta overwhelmingly voted to restrict teens. continue reading

Indoor tanning industry pleased to see regulation moving forward in Saskatchewan

Monday, March 30, 2015
The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) – the industry group representing Professional Indoor Tanning Salons - is pleased to see provincial legislation moving forward this fall. Our hope is the Saskatchewan government will follow what JCTA member salons are have already started – Professional Standards. continue reading

Indoor tanning industry pleased with provincial legislation

Monday, March 23, 2015
JCTA looks forward to helping develop regulations continue reading

Indoor Tanning Industry Moves to Safeguard Clients From Over Exposure to UV Light

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Actions include warning signs, restrictions on anyone under 18 and mandatory certification for operators continue reading

JCTA Review of Canadian Cancer Statistics 2014 Report

Friday, May 30, 2014
JCTA Review of Canadian Cancer Statistics 2014 Report The Joint Canadian Tanning Association would like to respond to the Canadian Cancer Society’s release of the Canadian Cancer Statistics 2014 report and its special focus on skin cancer. Melanoma is a very serious disease and we feel compassion for those that have fallen ill due to this terrible disease.… continue reading

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