Media Releases

Do you know your skin type? 4th Annual Tan Awareness Week sheds light on its importance

Friday, January 25, 2013
KELOWNA, BC — May 28, 2012 — Summer is quickly approaching and that means spending more time outdoors in the sun. In support of the fourth annual Tan Awareness Week from May 28 – June 4, Canada’s tanning industry wants to ensure you are aware of your skin type before tanning and sun exposure.… continue reading

Canada’s tanning industry seeks provinces’ support for industry standards

Friday, January 25, 2013
KELOWNA, BC — May 30, 2012 — Canada’s tanning industry remains committed to applying strict professional standards to ensure that best practices are followed across the country – and it is calling on the provinces to support them.… continue reading

Anti-Tanning Study Reached Misleading Conclusions:

Friday, January 25, 2013
A British Medical Journal (BMJ) report about sunbed usage released Tuesday misrepresented data and does not apply to the Canadian indoor tanning market. The report used sunbed usage data collected in the 1970s before professional tanning salons even existed in North America and reached misleading conclusions that did not disclose the use of home sunbeds nor dermatologists’ phototherapy treatments.… continue reading

Tanning Association does the Responsible Thing and Warns Government

Friday, January 25, 2013
Tanning Association does the Responsible Thing and Warns Government Self-serve Tanning Facilities on the rise. (Kelowna Oct 31st 2012) The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) has for years been trying to convince government across Canada to ban self-serve (coin-op, slide card, client controlled) tanning facilities.… continue reading

Get Consumer Confidence Back –

Friday, January 25, 2013
Get Consumer Confidence Back –… continue reading

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