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School districts on Long Island

Stop requiring kids with head lice to use pesticide-containing products

    1. Lice Tamers
    2. Petition by

      Lice Tamers

      Dix Hills, NY

Head lice affects thousands of children on Long Island each year. While pesticide containing products have been the standard of treatment for many years, head lice are now becoming resistant to these methods. Many parents are turning to more natural, pesticide-free alternatives such as organic products and combing. Many Long island school districts are requiring that children be treated with pesticide-containing products before allowing them to return to school.   In addition to the fact that these products do not work very well, there can also be side effects associated with them. Let's give parents the right to choose natural methods of lice eradication!

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 25 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Melissa Geddes SPRINGFIELD, MO
      • almost 3 years ago

      They dont help anyway, olive oil and a fine comb work much better than any of those horrible "treatments"

    • Sabrina Levin OLD WESTBURY, NY
      • almost 3 years ago

      In a free democracy people need to make their own choices regarding their chidren's health. Also, pesticides can be harmful and are ineffective in treating head lice.

    • Elaine Short CORAM, NY
      • almost 3 years ago

      we tried those pesticide products and the lice kept coming back. After the fifth infestation, we hired LiceTamers and their oganic products. The lice are gone and my kids are safe from pesticides.


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