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Advocates Want Protection for Minors Against Indoor Tanning in Maryland

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Health watchdogs are urging Maryland lawmakers to not leave an indoor tanning bill for minors in the shade.

A bill that would ban minors from using indoor tanning devices is getting a hearing Thursday before a Senate committee that has pulled the plug on the bill for the past several years.

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is joining forces with local high school students, asking the lawmakers to support the legislation.

Morgan Corby, a freshman at Annapolis High School, is testifying at the hearing and also making a stop at Sen. John Astle's office Thursday morning to show him a pledge 100 of her fellow students have signed promising not to use indoor tanning devices.

Astle, D-Anne Arundel County, is vice chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.

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