Tanning Mom's Arrest Prompts Push for New Jersey Teen Tanning-Bed Ban

Authorities last week charged a Nutley woman — her face looking scorched — with taking her 6-year-old daughter inside a salon booth. Meanwhile, lawmakers and health experts said they’re now trying to channel Patricia Krentcil’s notoriety into another cause: jump-starting a stalled bill that would ban anyone under 18 from using a tanning salon.
May 8, 2012

Authorities last week charged a Nutley woman — her face looking scorched — with taking her 6-year-old daughter inside a salon booth. Meanwhile, lawmakers and health experts said they’re now trying to channel Patricia Krentcil’s notoriety into another cause: jump-starting a stalled bill that would ban anyone under 18 from using a tanning salon.

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