TIL the city of Key West, FL passed a law banning the sale of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate, which are believed to be detrimental to coral reefs.

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Hawaii banned them also


The shithead Republicans who run the state legislature are trying to pass a law making it impossible for local governments to ban these types of sunscreen.


>Each year, between 4,000 and 6,000 tons of sunscreen washes off into reef areas That’s an interesting statistic.


Sadly people still bring them in from outside the Keys but it does help with stopping some of those last minute purchases. Or you do like most Floridians and accept eventual skin cancer.


It’s great. When I was down there I used to bootleg that shit for coke money. You can order gallons of it off the internet and way undercut the store prices. Shithead tourists will buy that shit on the beach all fucking day.