Claim: James Deen Breaks California Condom Rule

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has launched an investigation into embattled porn star James Deen’s adult film production company, James Deen Productions, for alleged violations of a mandatory condom law on Los Angeles-area film shoots.

James Deen (Ethan Miller / Getty)

Cal Condom Initiative Driving out $97B Porn Industry

Despite clinging to the title of “World Capital of Porn” the San Fernando Valley is on the verge of losing a $97 billion porn industry, thanks to a 2016 ballot initiative and aggressive workplace regulation enforcement.

Porn Condoms (David McNew / Getty)

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.

Giant condom (k28bricey / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

‘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).

Goggles (Russ Morris / Flickr / CC)