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California Assembly passes bill to require condom use in adult films
California Assembly passes bill to require condom use in adult films

A bill that would require condoms to be used in all adult films produced in California narrowly cleared the Assembly on Tuesday. Assemblyman Isadore Hall III (D-Compton), the measure's author, said he sought to bring workplace safety standards, present in all other "legitimate businesses," to the adult film industry. "A minimum level of safety in the workplace should not be negotiated," Hall said on the Assembly floor. He noted that law enforcement officers, doctors, nurses and other professionals all are required to wear protective gear when risking exposure to blood-borne pathogens. In addition to mandating the use of condoms or other protective barriers, the measure would...

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