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Pressure mounts for tattoo age rules in B.C.

The B.C. NDP and a group representing some of the province's tattoo artists are calling on the government to regulate the age at which teens can get tattoos without parental consent.

CBC News series 'Think Before You Ink' delves into the world of tattoos

The B.C. NDP wants to make it illegal for teens to get tattoos without parental consent 2:38

The B.C. NDP and a group representing some of the province's tattoo artists are calling on the government to regulate the age at which teens can get tattoos without parental consent.

But B.C. Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid says that, while current guidelines will be toughened, there will be no legal requirement for parents to give permission beforehand.

The CBC’s Natalie Clancy has Part 3 of the series, Think Before You Ink.

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