The Nebraska Supreme Court recently upheld the dismissal of an earlier lawsuit filed against the Nebraska Cancer Coalition (NC2) by a group of tanning salon owners. Recognizing the dangers of indoor tanning, including a link to melanoma, ASDSA supports banning minors from using indoor tanning facilities and supports required posting and dissemination about the health … More NE Court Upholds Decision Against Tanning Salon Lawsuit
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The Nebraska Department of Education recently issued guidance to all schools in the state recommending that children be allowed to possess and use sunscreen without a doctor’s note at school and at school-sponsored events. Senator Carol Blood played a key role in developing the policy, and connected different stakeholder groups, such as the Nebraska Dermatology … More Nebraska is SUNucated!
Connecticut enacted legislation allowing students six years old or older to possess and self-apply over-the-counter sunscreen in school before outdoor activities, if a parent or guardian has provided written authorization to the school nurse. “The momentum of the passage of SUNucate legislation throughout the U.S. demonstrates lawmakers’ commitment in these states to promoting sun-safe … More Connecticut Becomes SUNucated