Maine took a big step forward to promote the safety of its children by recently becoming the 20th state to pass a law allowing students to possess and use sunscreen at school without a note or prescription from a physician. The use of sunscreen helps protect against overexposure to the sun, a crucial step in … More Maine Passes SUNucate Bill
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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
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