Navigation Links
Advocates Rally Southland Assembly Health Committee Members to Pass AB 1694
Date:3/15/2010

Charge for Harm Bill will Create a California Alcohol Mitigation Fee on Big Alcohol

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Marin Institute:

What: Rallies -- District Visits

Where & When:

Assembly Member Hector de La Torre

Date: March 16

Rally time: 11 a.m.

Legislative visit time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: 8724 Garfield Avenue, Suite 104, South Gate, CA 90280

Assembly Member Ed Hernandez

Date: March 16

Rally time: 1:45 p.m.

Legislative visit time: 2:15 p.m.

Location: 1520 W. Cameron Ave., Suite 165, West Covina, CA 91790

Who:

  • A.W.A.R.E. Coalition
  • Asian American Drug Abuse Program (AADAP)
  • California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA)
  • Drug Policy Alliance
  • The ARC
  • Marin Institute

Why: To advocate for the passage of AB 1694, the Alcohol-Related Services Act -- Authored by Assembly Member Jim Beall (D-San Jose), the measure creates the Alcohol-Related Services Program. The program will be funded by a $700+ million annual mitigation fee on Big Alcohol to help cover California's annual alcohol-related trauma care, hospitalization, treatment, prevention, and criminal justice costs. The bill will be voted on in the Assembly Health Committee on March 23, 2010.

To help legislators understand the astronomical annual $38.4 billion dollar cost of alcohol-related harm in California, and the effects on a chronically under-funded health care system and the residents of the state.

To elevate visibility of the Charge for Harm Alliance -- a diverse, statewide network of concerned individuals, treatment and prevention service providers, cities, counties, public health departments, enforcement, labor, youth and faith-based groups determined to pass a fair and meaningful alcohol-harm mitigation fee in California.  Other Alliance members and AB 1694 supporters will be visiting Assembly Health Committee members at the Capitol in Sacramento at the same time.

For additional information, go to: ChargeForHarm.org

Contact: Michael Scippa 415/548-0492 or Jorge Castillo 213/840-3336

SOURCE Marin Institute

Back to top

RELATED LINKS
http://marininstitute.org

'/>"/>

SOURCE Marin Institute
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Experts, Advocates Available to Comment on Hillary Clintons Health Care Plan
2. Susan G. Komen for the Cures Phoenix Affiliate, State Officials, Survivors and Advocates Call for Action on Breast Cancer
3. PA Advocates Ask President Bush, What about the Kids??
4. SCHIP Veto a Big Cavity for Childrens Oral Healthcare, Advocates Say
5. Healthcare Liaison Launches Nations First Accreditation Program for Private Healthcare Advocates - October 27-28
6. Demonstration at Carlyle Group Offices Monday as Grassroots Caravan of Caregivers, Senior Advocates Arrives in D.C. to Speak Out for Improved Care, Staffing at Nations Largest Nursing Home Chain
7. Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Norris Cotton Cancer Center Bring Together 2008 Presidential Spouses, Doctors, Researchers and Advocates at Leadership Summit on Breast Cancer
8. Members of Congress and Disability Rights Advocates Support the Restoration of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Welcome Back the Road To Freedom Bus
9. Stem Cell Institute Correct in Rejecting Applications Over Conflicts of Interest; Institutions, Board Members Involved Must Be Identified, Consumer Advocates Say
10. Treatment Advocacy Center Honors Three Grassroots Mental Illness Advocates
11. Prominent Health Care Executive, Kevin Kraushaar, Joins Triadvocates LLC as Managing Principal of DC Office
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 21, 2017 , ... Phytocéane invites you to ... the rest of the world with ZANZIBAR SHOWER GEL. Inspired by the beauty of ... Virgin Coconut Oil and moisturizing vegetal coral to create this gentle, crystal-clear shower gel ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) , ... January 21, ... ... to announce that Redwood Family Dermatology has recently joined their multi-specialty ... and a full range of cosmetic services. , “We’re excited to add this ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... 2017 , ... In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million ... often feel shame for having struggled with an eating disorder as well as common ... Strong in Life After an Eating Disorder” -- to be featured at this year’s ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... ... Aquatics Launches New ADA Portable Motion Trek BP 300 Lift. Built for durability, this pool ... it can be wheeled out of the way and stored when not in use. It ... transformed the feedback from customers into specific enhancements and created a new product that is ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... ... Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh has posted a new publication this ... generation is a time like no other and society needs to understand the only way ... does not want to sound like an old bible beater because religion has a bad ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/20/2017)... CINCINNATI , Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... has acquired Megadyne Medical Products, Inc., a ... manufactures and markets electrosurgical tools used in ... the intelligence of Ethicon,s* advanced energy devices ... representing a major step forward in Ethicon,s ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... , Jan. 20, 2017  Palladian Health, a ... announced the launch of an opioid management program ... on opioids and helps stem the growing tide ... prescribed to treat chronic non-cancer pain (back pain, ... risks and lack of evidence regarding long-term effectiveness. ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... , January 20, 2017 Avillion LLP, a ... of Mark Weinberg , MD MBA as Chief Medical Officer. ... USA . ... Dr Weinberg has spent more than 17 years as ... pharma companies to micro-cap biotech. Over the course of his career, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: