Published by The Reporter
Consider this familiar storyline: A common, nonessential, human activity is revealed with certainty to harm or kill repeat users. Modest measures get proposed to regulate the activity and protect individual and public health.
The industry that has grown large by promoting the activity, however, is trying to derail the proposed regulation. They say the science isn't conclusive and, besides, individuals should be able to choose for themselves what to do ("Veto tanning bill," Sept. 17).