Resources

Information on the issue

The following resources provide more information on this issue. Learn about the impacts of sunscreen bans on public health, tourism, and the economy in Florida. 

Sunscreen Myth vs Fact

Myth: Lower SPF sunscreens work at least as well as those with higher SPF. Fact: High SPF formulas offer 

High SPF and Public Health

Learn why high SPF sunscreens contribute significantly to public health. There are more skin cancers in the US… 

Current Sun Safe Science

The decline of the world’s coral reefs is a serious concern, with scientists largely agreeing that global warming… 

Sunscreen Rumor vs. Reality

Learn the top 5 reasons we can’t lose our sunscreens. Some Florida communities are considering a ban on UV filters… 

Trust the Sunscreen Experts

When it comes to sunscreen science, we trust the experts. Today, there is no credible scientific evidence proving… 

Face of Florida - Fern

Hear a skin cancer survivor story. Fernando was born in Miami and was no stranger to the beach or the outdoors… 

Face of Florida - Jim

Hear a skin cancer survivor story. Jim grew up in Melbourne Beach and spent much of his time outdoors as a youth and teenager…

Faces of Florida - Kristie

Kristie grew up in Southern California and spent every moment at the beach when she wasn’t attending school…