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They’re going in and having to pay people to go in with machetes. That’s why last May the National Academy held a big meeting for what are we going to do about the epidemic of herbicide tolerant weeds. And that is because most of these crops are being engineered so that you spray them with more herbicides and that increases herbicide use. So, yes, there is now global agreement that labeling can be permitted so that means countries don’t have to worry about a trade challenge anymore from the U.S. One, it turns out in the non-engineered corn, there’s a gene that codes for — a protein called gammaxene.

  • We didn’t take salary for two years, and despite all of these adversities vaping is a growing — and even without many resources as UVS predicts, it will be a $1 billion industry by the end of this year.
  • And so I’m not — I’m in opposition of this bill because, in my opinion, it’s, for me and for people like me, it’s — it may be well-intentioned, but it’s a — it’s a logistical nightmare and a train wreck.
  • Moreover, unlike cigarettes, users of vapor products can decide whether to release visible vapor as I said.
  • So we are suggesting to the Committee, with all the respect that we need to have for the Committee.

So that means a known allergen gene that was turned off in the normal plant got turned on as an unintended effect of genetic engineering. There was another done in Europe — well, in Italy, that was very carefully controlled. They grew MON which is Monsanto’s first beefy corn variety — and the genetic parent it came from, they grew both of them in a growth chamber. So that means the environment is exactly the same so the only difference is would be genetic engineering. And they looked at all the proteins to see what was different and two things popped up. With the engineered corn seeds you can’t find a single one that is not also coated with that.

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As the American Medical Association pointed out, there’s no scientific justification for a label that calls attention to the GMO status or otherwise of a food. The Hawaiian attorney general — the attorney general of the State of Hawaii published an opinion letter today addressing legislation very similar to this, and I would suggest you might want to consider that because he points out a number of legal issues that come into play. And it is his considered judgment that legislation of this sort would violate the First Amendment protections on commercial speech, would also violate the commerce clause of the Constitution, and suffer from a variety of other legal and constitutional defects. When those foods come, I expect that the people who — who sell those foods will take advantage of the advantage — the marketing advantage to indicate that on a label. That would be consistent with the requirements of the FDA’s labeling policy, which stipulates that when there is a material change in composition that is relevant to health, safety or nutrition that it must be indicated on the label.

  • I am currently the Palliative Program Manager at Yale-New Haven Hospital and I am here as a member of the MOLST Coalition to support Bill 6521.
  • EMS is a medical specialty, which necessarily finds it structure within legislation for multiple reasons.
  • In the matter of nightshades, her response was dismissive, saying, Some people have reported issues, but it’s all anecdotal, there’s been no research.
  • Maine, New Hampshire and New Jersey refer to the program as POLST.

The law applies to all contracts entered into after January 1, 2012. Bill 993 is the conclusion from years of investigating programs and state rules and regulations around the country and choosing the best that meet the needs of Connecticut residents. The effort began, as you heard earlier in 2004, when Commissioner Robert Galvin, Dr. Galvin, charted the ad hoc commission to investigate statutory changes to address access to oral healthcare. And EFDA, was part of that charge, and I have been involved with this, basically, back since 2004, myself in committees. And in the summer 2011, the Connecticut Dental Assistants Association did submit a scope of request with the Department of Public Health. The Connecticut current public health report to the General Assembly dated February 1, 2012, states — and I know many people said beforehand that testified that it was a favorable report.

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And it’s at no cost practically to business people because most of them already have paper towels. Again, we may come to some agreement where we leave Thai yoga in. But we may come to some sort of agreement where we say Thai yoga and then put a qualifier unless the person can show a certificate and a certain number of hours and insurance and so on. And I think you know, to receive either modality, depending again on who you receive it from, because a licensed massage therapist may of course inform his practice with what he’s learned at massage school. And so, my concern, I can speak from my legislative intent was, my concern was there was some illegal massage parlor out there that was advertising, you know, different things, including certain types of yoga. Last year that was a great victory and I know that one of the things that you needed to do in presenting and defending the bill on the floor of the House was, you were distinguishing massage therapy, letting people know it’s a legitimate medical and therapeutic and beneficial practice.

  • They were not meeting their performance guidelines under the local emergency medical services plan, and I would petition the Commissioner of DPH to remove them.
  • And I know the Farm Bureau — I mean one question which has, kind of, perplexes me is that, you know, if we want to, you know, leave labeling to the federal level, fine, understandable.
  • It’s a complex story of how contracts work for farmers.
  • First genetic engineering or genetic modification, unlike what Dr. Giddings says, is a very different than conventional forms of breeding.
  • Some states have moved in the other direction, arguably perpetuating illegal hiring practices.
  • I traveled here from Iowa, with three of my four children, to represent 400,000 farmers and citizens from Food Democracy Now, an organization based in Iowa of which I am a cofounder along with my partner Dave Murphy, who is also here with me today.

This proposed bill would destabilize our system and bring us back to where we were 40 years ago. We’ve been served with a paramedic in town for as long as I can remember, and there was a real concern about the level of service really being downgraded tremendously going to an intercept service. The legislation before you may not be perfect but it does provide for some of the local control that we’re looking to see come forth from the current system, so. Essentially, the portion of this bill that affects the Borough of Naugatuck and I’m sure many municipalities throughout the state involves the primary service area designations that are currently enacted by the Department of Public Health and the Office of Emergency Medical Services. I have been very honored to care for many of my patients for the last seven years in Willimantic.

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Yet once consumers understand what it is, with an emphasis on relief of symptoms, pain and stress, 92 percent would likely consider it for themselves or their families. Now, did I just use my e-cigarette, or did I simply hold a metal object up to my lips to mimic the behavior of the hand-to-mouth motion? Every day in New Jersey when I go to Starbucks, when I was studying for the bar exam, it was very cold out. I sat, it’s called «self-vaping» and every e-cigarette users knows that if they simply hold their breath for just a few seconds no vapor will be expelled so how do you ever expect to enforce this law?

Coming from, you know, what I’ve seen working in the homeless community for the past three and half years. I think the Representative’s question about the prevalence of the treatment is a good one, and I won’t say that it happens everywhere, but I’ve heard of it happening multiple times, you know, somewhat systematically. Unfortunately, Immaculate, where I presently reside, it’s the only housing program that, you know, that could help you. All the other ones are short stays, like Open Hearth, just to support two-day short day, so they don’t have the time to do it. The Firehouse or McKinney, are very — they just warehousing people there, so there is a time, you know.

The reason melanoma is so dangerous is because it is a nasty cancer that hitches a ride on lymph fluid and your blood. And what happens is it lodges, most famously, in the lungs, the liver or the brain. As a matter fact, the melanoma patients of Yale met last night and one of our patients last night just started to get 13 brain tumors, so it’s extremely dangerous. And on the other side, the ones that use UVA often times you’re given a medication called a psoralen which is a chromophore and it’s reactive in the skin and it makes you more responsive to the UVA lights. So just getting UVA by itself without that psoralen doesn’t increase the benefit that you can get with a medical therapy with psoralen plus UVA, it’s called PUVA therapy.

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One study found that individuals that were diagnosed with melanoma from 17 to 29 years of age, 76 percent of those melanomas were attributable to indoor tanning, and that’s even just one session of indoor tanning for those individuals. Unfortunately, indoor tanning has also been shown to be addictive in nature, and as Dr. Mayne mentioned, that addiction potential is increased for individuals that begin tanning at a younger age. And because the risk for melanoma in both forms of skin cancer is dose dependant, people that begin tanning when they’re younger and as — had that chance and then — and become addicted, have increased exposure to UV rays and then, therefore, an increased risk for skin cancer over their lifetime. I like to eat, and I like to be sure that what I’m eating is healthy foods.

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The language of the bill is vague and unclear, which will likely lead to issues and interpretation. I have functioned as a paramedic for the last 12 years. Prior to that I was a certified emergency medical technician since 1994.

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Some would say this is the finest institution of its kind on the planet. As a trained professional, you would think I knew a few things, in other words, perhaps, was informed even a little. Senator Gerratana, Representative Johnson, members of the committee, thank you for this opportunity to express my support, which I suspect you knew, for House Bill 6519. It goes on to state, «Monsanto fully supports UK food manufacturers and retailers in their introduction of these labels. We believe you should be aware of all the facts before making a purchase.» I’d like to ask the question, has the committee considered the effect of the bill on the WIC program? Because of the burden placed on retailers, a retailer should not be liable for the failure to find label — genetically labeled products.

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After a third violation, violators may have their permit and/or business license revoked for 30 days to six months and may be fined up to $2,500 per alien. The violator may also be liable for reasonable attorney fees should the Louisiana Workforce Commission need to bring the issue to court. On August 15, 2011, two pieces of E-Verify legislation were approved in Louisiana.

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