Media Releases

Sunbed Users Have Highest Vitamin D Levels in Canada: Study

Friday, January 25, 2013
KELOWNA, BC — November 16, 2010 — Canada’s sun-deprived northerly latitudes mean 90 per cent of Canadians will be vitamin D deficient in the winter. That’s why it’s not surprising to learn regular sunbed users have the highest vitamin D levels of any group in Canada.… continue reading

Joint Canadian Tanning Association: Canadian Cancer Society misrepresented melanoma data in call for new regulations

Friday, January 25, 2013
KELOWNA, BC, Dec. 8 /CNW/ -The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and other lobbyists misrepresented melanoma research in a press release today, misapplying statistics gathered from studies of unsupervised home tanning units and falsely alleging that they apply to professional indoor tanning facilities in Canada.… continue reading


Friday, January 25, 2013
KELOWNA — June 2, 2011 — ShouldCanadians seeking to avoid sunburns this summer opt for a base tan as a first line of defence instead of a chemical sunscreen? That is the question being asked by the Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA).… continue reading


Friday, January 25, 2013
Kelowna BC – June 15 – Canada’s dermatology industry lobbying group Friday called tanning beds “an inefficient” source of vitamin D in an apparent attempt to mislead Canadians about the relative sources of vitamin D.… continue reading

Toasters to Tanning. The CDA makes a ridiculous comparison.

Friday, January 25, 2013
Kelowna — July 07 — The Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) must think the average Canadian doesn’t understand the risk of overexposure to UV light. Recently in a media video, they compared a toaster to sophisticated indoor commercial sunbathing equipment – which in JCTA salons is by and large controlled by a highly trained certified operator.… continue reading

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