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TAKE ACTION: Tell Tobacco Companies to End Child Labor on Tobacco Farms
Health & Wellness  (tags: child Labor, disease, tobacco industry, laws, ethics, safety, risks )

Beryl
- 23 days ago - e-activist.com
Today, thousands of child farmworkers spend summers working in tobacco, often to earn money needed for books, school supplies, and backpacks, or to help their parents pay the bills.
We Are Not This - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: anti LGBT, governors, laws, petition, copycat bills, human rights )

Dandelion
- 70 days ago - action.aclu.org
Call on all governors considering anti-LGBT laws to do right by their states. Tell them to repeal anti-LGBT laws and stamp out any copycat bills moving through their legislatures.
New North Carolina Anti-Abortion Law Demands Doctors Send Ultrasound Pics to State Officials
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, North Carolina, laws, anti-choice )

Freya
- 164 days ago - alternet.org
Supporters of the bill pushed for its passage as a way of ensuring that medical practitioners are complying with state laws, but reproductive justice and women's rights advocates note that the legislation seems designed primarily to create yet more...
U.S. Warns States Against Defunding Planned Parenthood
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive care, clinics, Planned Parenthood, laws, warnings )

Freya
- 316 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The U.S. government has warned states moving to defund women's health group Planned Parenthood that they may be in conflict with federal law, officials said on Wednesday.
Big Tobacco's Deadly Attack
Health & Wellness  (tags: tobacco, laws, uruguay, philip morris, prevention, protection )

Lone
- 438 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The tobacco giant Philip Morris is suing Uruguay for having some of the best anti-smoking laws in the world, and thereâEUR(TM)s a good chance it could win, unless we step in.
New Laws in China to Tackle Rampant Food Safety Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: China, laws, food safety, warning, safety, risks, society, disease, health, government, food, death )

Carrie
- 795 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Infected snail meat, poisonous mushrooms, goat meat marinated in duck urine to make it taste and smell like lamb - these are just some of the culinary delights that China's food industry has served to its citizens since 2006.
Virginia Bill Would Exempt Homes, Small Farms From Food Safety Laws
Health & Wellness  (tags: food safety, Virginia, risks, laws, safety, health, government, protection, warning, food, ethics )

Carrie
- 884 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Delegate Robert Bell (R-Charlottesville) wants to completely exempt homes and farms with 10 or fewer full-time employees from Virginia food laws.
Support EU Food Labeling Laws ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, food, labelling, laws )

Cher
- 1130 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Write to the EU Parliament and tell them that you support transparency in the way food was produced!
Parliament Considering Affordable Medicines Law ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, affordable medicines, laws, Canada, protection )

Cher
- 1310 days ago - makepovertyhistory.ca
A bill now before Parliament would reform Canada's flawed Access to Medicines Regime (CAMR) so that Canada can export affordable generic medicines to poor countries. By approving this important piece of humanitarian legislation Parliament can save lives
ACTION ALERT: Stop Over-Prescription of Psychotropic Drugs for Foster Children! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, wellness, psychotropic drugs, dangerous, laws, children, protection, prevention, illness )

Simone
- 1676 days ago - forcechange.com
Recent studies show a disturbing over-prescription of antipsychotic drugs for children in foster care. Foster children often receive more than one prescription of powerful psychotropic drugs like Seroquel and Zyprexa, drugs used to treat severe bipolar
ACTION ALERT: Protect America's Health From Global Warming Effects! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: smog, global warming, enviornmeng, health, humans, threatened, laws, legalisationrisks, protection, government )

Simone
- 1686 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Given the recent decisions to delay critical new standards on smog-forming ozone and global warming emissions, is the Obama administration putting industry interests ahead of the health of ordinary Americans?
ACTION ALERT: Johnson's Baby Shampoo Contains Cancerous Toxins! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: johnson baby shampoo, health, chemicals, harmful, illness, children, laws )

Simone
- 1692 days ago - forcechange.com
Despite widespread requests for change, two harmful, cancer-causing chemicals still remain in Johnson's baby shampoo. The chemicals, dioxane and quaternium-15, linger in baby shampoo even though the company makes alternative products.
ACTION ALERT: Fight Unlawful Access And Use Of Prescription Drugs! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: presciption drugs, laws, legalisation, safety, health, healthcare, humans )

Simone
- 1718 days ago - forcechange.com
Remove excess prescription drugs from our streets by creating safe disposal programs. Develop joint educational programs with local agencies to reduce the incidence of unlawful and harmful use of prescription drugs.
ACTION ALERT: Tell Obama to Ban Mercury Use in Dentists' Office! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, dangerous dentistry, mercury, teeth, laws, safety )

Simone
- 1746 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Are you aware that your "silver" fillings are actually made of 50% mercury? The real irony is these "silver" fillings are treated as dangerous toxic substances before they're placed into your mouth, and after their removed from your mouth
ACTION ALERT: Protect Women And Children In Post-Earthquake Haiti From Rape, Abuse and Poor Healthcare! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: haiti women, children, violence, healthcare, health, illness, protection, laws )

Simone
- 1759 days ago - forcechange.com
More than a year and a half after Haiti's January 2, 2010 earthquake, the country faces an epidemic of sexual violence and preventable deaths of women and children.
 

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