Governor Larry Hogan signed HB 427 into law on Tuesday, making Maryland the second state this year to ensure state policy allows students to possess and use sunscreen at school. The legislation is based on the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association’s (ASDSA) model legislation known as SUNucate to eliminate barriers that prohibit students from … More Over 850,000 Maryland students will be protected from sun exposure
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The U.S. Surgeon General’s wife recently had surgery to remove a nodal recurrence of melanoma. Through the Surgeon General’s official Facebook account, he detailed his wife’s treatment and her history of tanning in her youth to raise awareness of melanoma and discuss its risk factors. As the Surgeon General laid out, melanoma is the most … More US Surgeon General raises melanoma awareness through family experience
Yesterday, the Rhode Island House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass H 7158. The legislation will allow students to possess and use sunscreen at school without a note or prescription from their doctor. There is similar legislation is pending in the State Senate and we hope Rhode Island will join Indiana in passing SUNucate this … More Rhode Island House passes SUNucate!