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Healthcare reform fun facts: The 10% tan tax
Los Angeles Times

I’m sure these nuggets will keep emerging from the healthcare overhaul bill, but so far here’s my favorite:

A 10% tanning tax.

Indoor tanning services will now carry an additional tax. (California, remember, has been talking about taxing all services, which presumably includes tanning, although given that in these parts, it’s copious and free outdoors, I expect people would flock to that alternative.)