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Trade group lifts production hold on adult film industry
Trade group lifts production hold on adult film industry

A trade association for the adult film industry on Monday lifted a production hold that had been prompted by concerns that a performer had been exposed to HIV on an out-of-state film set. The Free Speech Coalition said tests revealed that the "performer pool has not been compromised." The group had called for a three-day hold Wednesday, but later extended it to Monday. The performer who was thought to have been exposed, as well as anyone that person had performed with, were tested, Dian Duke, executive director of the coalition, said in a statement. Duke acknowledged that production holds and moratoriums are difficult for the industry, but they are integral to the safety of...

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