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Special Session Starts With Budget Shortfall Taking A Backseat 

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Lawmakers will face the state budget crisis in a different special session, possibly as soon as July. 

Conference Committee Wants Under-18 Ban for Tanning Beds

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The move should clear the way for Oregon to be the third state to ban tanning for minors, and comes a day after the Food and Drug Administration proposes warning labels for the carcinogenic devices.


May 8, 2013 -- A day after the Food and Drug Administration proposed new warning labels about the risk of cancer from tanning beds, the Oregon Legislature moved closer to banning commercial tanning salons from serving customers younger than 18.

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