Oregon House Wants School Kids to Be Free to Lather on the Sunscreen

House Bill 3041 makes clear that schools must allow children to use sunscreen and not treat it as a drug requiring a physician’s note.

It may seem like common sense. But Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer, D-Portland, told her colleagues Wednesday that in reality, they needed to pass a law to let schools know it was OK for kids to bring sunscreen to class and use it when they go outside for recess or field trips.

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