A recent study published in JAMA Dermatology found that the implementation of regulations banning minors from indoor tanning corresponded to a decrease in the prevalence of tanning among minors and among females older than the legal tanning age. Research focused on the frequency of indoor tanning among minors in New Jersey after a 2013 statewide … More Regulations to Restrict Youth Access to Indoor Tanning Are Effective
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As part of Healthy People 2030, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ 10-year plan to address the nation’s most critical public health priorities and challenges, reducing the proportion of students in grades 9 through 12 who report sunburn is an objective in the area of cancer. Some highlights: • The goal is to … More Reducing Sunburn in High School Students is an HHS Objective for the Next Decade
In response to efforts by Key West and other localities in Florida to ban the sale of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate, legislation was recently enacted that supports access to FDA-approved sunscreens. Specifically, the law, effective July, 1, 2020, preempts the regulation of over-the-counter propriety drugs or cosmetics to the state. ASDSA, the Florida Society … More Recently Enacted Florida Legislation Supports Sunscreen Access