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Boston Parks To Offer Dispensers Of Free Sunscreen


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Get it before someone sues them for an allergic reaction to their defective sunscreen!

The city doesn't even have to pay for them.

The dispensers cost between $100 and $200, O’Malley says, so the ultimate price tag could be close to $50,000 — but not to the taxpayers. The dispensers are a public-private partnership including the Melanoma Foundation of New England and Make Big Change, both organizations that fight skin cancer. The foundation is covering the cost of the dispensers, according to a press release, and Making Big Change provides the dispenser units; it has also been placing them in New Hampshire beaches and parks.

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