Media Releases

Canadians are Doing It Right This Fall

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Canadians are doing it at Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) member salons, where professional standards are strictly enforced and trained operators are in control of all equipment. Check out this fun JCTA video for more about how and where Canadians are "doing it" this winter. continue reading

Salon Association Commends Ontario for Self-Serve Tanning Ban

Thursday, October 10, 2013
The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA), the representative voice for Canada’s professional salon sector, is pleased that Ontario has become the first province in Canada to restrict self-serve (coin-op, slide card, client controlled) tanning facilities as a component of Bill 30. continue reading

Correcting Common Misconceptions About Indoor Tanning Equipment

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Influenced by attacks on the indoor tanning industry that are not based in fact, many Canadians seem to be under the mistaken impression that sunbathing in a sunbed is somehow less safe than sunbathing in the natural sun. As tanning season begins, The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) wants to set the story straight. continue reading

The Professional Salon Difference: JCTA Salons Provide Safety, Expertise

Monday, September 16, 2013
The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) wants to let the Canadian public know there is a difference between professional indoor tanning facilities and self-serve and home tanning equipment. continue reading

Sunscreen is for Sunburn Prevention, Not Daily Use

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
It just doesn’t make sense to use sunscreens daily, according to the Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA). Chemical sunscreen is an important product for outdoor sun care and sunburn prevention, but using chemical sunscreen appropriately is equally as important. continue reading

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