Media Releases

Canadian Tanning Salons Urged by Association to limit claims

Friday, January 25, 2013
Kelowna – February 1, 2012 – The Joint Canadian Tanning Association today urged Canadian sunbed operators and employees to limit claims being made about the benefits of indoor sunbathing.… continue reading

Tanning Association: Teen Ban Disappointing, Real Need Is Stronger Professional Standards

Friday, January 25, 2013
KELOWNA, BC – The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) acknowledges the Province’s decision to ban UV suntanning for clients under the age of 18, but believes the government should also act on the tanning industry’s request to formally adopt other constructive standards for the market.… continue reading

AHS Website Trying to Burn Professional Tanning Facilities? Alberta

Friday, January 25, 2013
Calgary – March 28, 2012 – The Association representing professional tanning salons across Alberta has called for a calm and balanced discussion over the safety of indoor sunbathing.… continue reading

Regulating the Indoor Tanning Industry

Friday, January 25, 2013
Statement from Steve Gilroy Executive Director, Joint Canadian Tanning Association There is no one more concerned with professional standards than our members. The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) has been calling for provincial standards to formalize voluntary industry practices already in place in professional salons, including:… continue reading

Canadian Cancer Society Won’t Correct Misstatements, Refuses Meeting

Friday, January 25, 2013
KELOWNA, BC, May 8, 2012 /CNW/ – The Canadian Cancer Society has refused to answer questions about public misstatements its officials have made about UV exposure and has refused to sit down with representatives of the Canadian sunbed industry to even discuss the matter, despite requests from government officials that such a meeting should take place.… continue reading

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