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Adult Film: Formal Protest Filed over Condoms, ‘Porn Goggles’

Trade groups representing the adult film industry filed a formal protest on Tuesday against new regulations being considered by California health officials that would mandate the use of protective eyewear and condoms on all pornography productions filmed in the state.

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‘Eye Protection’? Porn Stars Say New California Regs Go Too Far

LOS ANGELES — Adult film performers in California could soon be required to wear condoms and goggles to prevent exposure to bodily fluids, and producers would have to pay for medical visits and Hepatitis B treatments, under a new set of safety procedures recently released by the state Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (Cal/OSHA).

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Measure Calls For Taxpayer Funded “Porn Czar” to Monitor Condom Usage

Los Angeles, California–Controversial president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Michael Weinstein, aims to be California’s first “porn czar” by passing a 2016 ballot measure, which he wrote, to monitor all adult film sets in California to make sure all male performers wear condoms.