New York AG suing tanning salon over ‘deceptive advertising’

April 24, 2015 5:31 AM

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The state’s attorney general is suing the tanning salon chain Portofino Sun Center for deceptive advertising over claims that customers can skip the milk and get a healthy dose of vitamin D with just 20 minutes in one of their tanning beds.

With five Manhattan locations, the tanning company claimed on its Facebook and Twitter pages from December 2012 through August 2013 that “indoor tanning is an excellent, reliable source of vitamin D.

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