Governor Asa Hutchinson has signed legislation to allow students to possess and use sunscreen at school without a note or prescription from a physician. The legislation is based on ASDSA’s model bill known as SUNucate, which removes barriers that prohibit students from bringing and applying over-the-counter sunscreen at school or during school-related activities. Arkansas is … More Arkansas Becomes Second State in 2019 to Pass SUNucate Legislation
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In January legislation was signed into law making Illinois the 18th state to allow children to possess and apply sunscreen at school, an important step in preventing skin cancer. The legislation known as SUNucate was introduced by Representative John Connor and carried through the Senate by Senator Tom Cullerton. It is designed to eliminate barriers … More Illinois is the 18th State to Pass SUNucate
The French health authority known as ANSES cites the growing body of scientific research showing there is a proven risk of skin cancer associated with artificial tanning. ANSES points to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifying UV radiation as carcinogenic to humans in 2009 and the many studies that have linked an … More France’s Health Watchdog Recommends Ban on Tanning Beds