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Cruelty Free Animal Act Passed in Nevada with A Catch

Nevada has formally turn into the second state within the U.S. to ban the sale of cosmetics (together with most private-care merchandise) tested on animals, following California. On June 2, 2019, Gov. Steve Sisolak authorized The Nevada Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (SB 197), which was launched to state legislators in February by Sen. Melanie Scheible.

Like The California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, Nevada’s ban will take impact on January 1, 2020.

Whereas the brand new regulation is thrilling progress, we’re not reasonably able to name this one a complete victory for animals. Just like the California act, it comprises exemptions for merchandise examined on animals to satisfy the regulatory necessities of federal, state, or overseas jurisdictions. In different phrases, merchandise tested on animals in countries like China are usually not toxic to the ban and might nonetheless be offered in Nevada.

However don’t fret, customers—PETA’s acquired you (and animals) lined. Even when purchasing in California or Nevada, be sure you seek the advice of our cruelty-free shopping guide to search out merchandise that hasn’t been tested on animals anywhere in the world. It’s a surefire strategy to safeguard your self from supporting cruelty like this

No animal ought to ever be abused and killed for a product—or some other purpose. And with greater than 4,000 cruelty-free companies in our database—together with The Body Shop, Paul Mitchell Systems, and Tom’s of Maine—procuring kindly has by no means been simpler.

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