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Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has confirmed that people under 18 years of age will not be allowed to use sunbeds from Monday, 21 July.
“This is an essential step to protect children’s health and wellbeing and an important preventative measure in terms of skin cancer,” Minister Varadkar said.
“Skin cancer is the fastest growing cancer in Ireland. More than 850 new cases of melanoma are reported in Ireland each year, with 150 Irish people dying annually.