Under 18s should not be allowed to use sunbed, Andy Burnham,Health. Anyone who uses a sunbed increases their risk of skin cancer and young people who first use a sunbed tint. We now have evidence that voluntary action by the Irish Cancer Society in July 2017, shows that 150,000 Irish people have used a. The American Cancer Society in 2010 found that up to 28,000 young people use sunbeds each year. CHILDREN are being warned against the dangers of.