Media Releases

Check facts CDA before scaring Canadians about indoor tanning

Friday, January 25, 2013
Statement from the Joint Canadian Tanning Association:  KELOWNA — February 2, 2010 — The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) strongly disputes the damaging allegations made yesterday by the Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) about indoor tanning. … continue reading

Tanning association seeks public standards across country

Friday, January 25, 2013
Support from provinces crucial to proposed indoor tanning regulations   Kelowna – February 8, 2010 – The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) is calling on provincial governments across Canada to work with the indoor tanning industry to formalize appropriate regulations related to the operation of indoor tanning equipment.… continue reading

JCTA Response to : No tan is a safe tan

Friday, January 25, 2013
The indoor tanning industry has promoted false claims that tanning is safe. Here are the facts: JCTA Response: The CCS promotes that we promote that tanning is safe. Control is the key, everything in moderation. Is drinking a glass of red wine safe?… continue reading

JCTA Launches Canadian ‘Skin Type’ Awareness Program

Friday, January 25, 2013
Free online tool www.SkinType.ca to help Canadians learn effective sunburn prevention

KELOWNA, B.C. (June 9) – Canadians have a free new on-line tool to help everyone better understand effective outdoor sunburn prevention. The Joint Canadian Tanning Association this week launched www.SkinType.ca as a public service to teach everyone what professional indoor tanning facilities already teach their clients: How to avoid sunburn by understanding your genetic skin type.… continue reading

Protect our Children Campaign with GrassrootsHealth

Friday, January 25, 2013
Dear Members,
Pepsi offers grants to organizations who have worthy projects as determined by public voting.  GrassrootsHealth has applied for a $250,000 grant to offer families free Vitamin D tests, education and a final community action report.
With your help 1,000 children and their family members can learn about the benefits of and increase their levels of vitamin D in 2011.… continue reading

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