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The Professional Tattoo Studio Safety Coalition of Pennsylvania

By Landon Lewis
On October 21st, 2012 40 professional tattoo artists, body piercers and studio owners convened in Harrisburg, PA for a think tank gathering. The catalyst for the meeting was the auditor general’s recent announcement which proposes state legislation for tattoo studios. We were motivated to share ideas, thoughts and concerns about the status of our trade in our state…  (more…)


NEWS: Auditor General Jack Wagner Urges General Assembly, Health Dept. to Begin Licensing of Pa. Tattoo Parlors

By Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General (Story from heraldonline.com.)

HARRISBURG, PA., OCT. 9, 2012 — Says one of fastest growing segments of state economy poses serious health risks.

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Auditor General Jack Wagner today called on the General Assembly and the state the Department of Health to step up the state’s role in regulating the tattoo parlor industry in Pennsylvania because of potential health risks to the general public, including Hepatitis C…  (more…)


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