For many, Memorial Day, is the unofficial first day of summer – a season many associate with outdoor activities and lots of time in the sun. It is the perfect opportunity to provide education about sun safe behavior to protect against skin cancer. The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention (NCSCP) has designated the Friday … More Encourage Sun Safety Awareness: “Don’t Fry Day” is Friday, May 22!
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The recent passage of SUNucate legislation in Virginia and Washington, D.C. brings the number of jurisdictions that have adopted policies to remove barriers to sunscreen use in schools to 26. In Washington, D.C., Act 23-467 mandates that a student may possess and use sunscreen at the school in which the student is currently enrolled, at … More Virginia and Washington, DC Pass SUNucate Legislation
SUNucate SUNucate legislation is pending in three states and Washington, D.C. In Massachusetts, a state with a legislative session which spans two years, H 545, introduced in January 2019, is still active. The bill allows students to possess and use sunscreen without a note while on school property or at a school-related event and also … More What to Watch in the 2020 Legislative Session