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According to media viewership measurement firm Nielsen Media Research, 5.3 million viewers tuned in for the Thursday night season premiere of the television show “Jersey Shore.” This accomplishment makes it MTV’s best season premiere since the season 2  of “The Osbournes” in 2002.

Last season’s “Jersey Shore” finale earned 4.8 million viewers.

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As of today, a 10 percent tax on indoor tanning goes into affect.

The tax was implemented to reduce the risk or melanoma, which tanning beds increases by 75 percent for those below the age of 35 year old.

Increase in price will also be used to pay for health care reform by bringing in $2.7 billion over the next 10 years.

According to CBS.com, the tax will raise a price per visit by $1.70.

 In a preview of the second season of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” Snooki was shown saying: “I don’t go tanning anymore because Obama put a 10 percent tax on tanning. He did that because of us. McCain would never put a 10 percent tax on tanning. Because he’s pale and he’d probably want to be tan.”

On Twitter, Sen. John McCain replied “@Snooki u r right, I would never tax your tanning bed! Pres Obama’s tax/spend policy is quite The Situation. but I do rec wearing sunscreen!”

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