Developments in the U.S. Congress

In October of 2018, CTS presented the first World Tattoo Industry Trade Show to present and discuss these topics of concern. Since that time, we have witnessed many artists post to social media and spread fear across the tattoo artist community. We want to make clear that creating friction with the FDA or the government

2019-08-01T20:10:54+00:00Congress, News|

House Draft and the Senate Bill intended to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Both the Senate bill and House draft discuss altering and regulating the manufacturing processes of cosmetic products. By definition, the FDA considers the act of tattooing as a cosmetic procedure. The bills are written to address concerns affecting the tattoo industry. Within the tattoo industry, both artists and manufacturers, disagree with this definition of tattooing. Tattooing

2019-08-01T15:24:20+00:00Congress, News|

Women make a mark at World Tattoo Show in Las Vegas

VIEW ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Julie Mankey, general manager of CAM Supply, talks with attendees at The World of Tattoo industry trade show at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Chase Stevens Las Vegas Review-Journal artist Alex de Pase speaks during a workshop seminar at The World of Tattoo industry trade show at


The World Tattoo Industry Trade Show – Tattoo Society Magazine

"The best of the best tattoo artists, tattoo manufactures, retailers, and wholesalers in the world, gathered on these days to support, teach, learn, exchange views and ideas, and join. This was the first of its kind event in the tattoo industry giving the industry the power of a combined and unified voice. The main discussion


The World Tattoo Industry Trade Show and CTS: an interview with Mario Barth – Tattoo Life

VIEW ORIGINAL ARTICLE: What is the World Tattoo Industry Trade Show and what is the Coalition for Tattoo Safety? The CTS was formed to create a professional organization and platform that brings together the entirety of manufacturers of inks, tattoo machines, tattoo needles, tattoo supply companies, vendors of tattoo-related merchandise, artists and enthusiasts alike. It



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