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Condoms in Porn Becomes Law After LA Mayor's Signature

January 24, 2012
Business Wire - January 24, 2012

AIDS Healthcare Foundation will host a press teleconference at 1:30 PM Pacific today to comment on Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's action and next steps now that film permits will be tied to condom use in the production of adult films in the City of LA LOS ANGELES - In an historic move, yesterday Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed into law a measure that will tie film permits issued in the City of Los Angeles to condom use in the production of adult films. Last week, the Los Angeles City Council adopted the proposed ordinance, 'City of Los Angeles Safer Sex In The Adult Film Industry Act,' a ballot initiative that had qualified to be placed on the June 5, 2012 election ballot. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will host press teleconference today at 1:30 pm Pacific to respond to the news.

Among the next steps: City Council has directed the City Administrative Officer to form the Working Group. The group is to include: Personnel Department, the City Attorney, the Police Department, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, and other relevant stakeholders.

WHAT: Press TELECONFERENCE: LA Mayor Signs Condoms in Porn Measure into Law Ordinance will tie adult film permitting to condom use in the films WHEN: TODAY Tuesday, Jan. 24th 2012--1:30 PM Pacific HOW: USA Toll-Free: (877) 411-9748; International toll: (636) 651-3128 Access Code: 7931503 WHO: Michael Weinstein, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, President Brian Chase, Assistant General Counsel, AIDS Healthcare Foundation CONTACTS: Lori Yeghiayan Friedman, AHF Assoc. Dir. of Communications (323) 377-4312 M (323) 308-1834 Contacts AIDS Healthcare Foundation Lori Yeghiayan Friedman Associate Director of Communications Telephone: 323-308-1834, Mobile: 323-377-4312