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Complaint: Porn filmed in Florida lacks condoms

The California-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation wants Florida health officials to crack down on adult films being produced without the use of condoms.

The foundation filed a complaint with the Florida Department of Health last month, after discovering that a California pornography company had shifted filming to South Florida.

The reason for the new location: a Los Angeles County ordinance mandating condom use in the adult film industry, AHF President Michael Weinstein said Wednesday.

“The industry is playing a shell game, where they are trying to conceal where they film and how they film,” Weinstein said.

Weinstein said Florida should better protect adult film actors from sexually transmitted diseases.

“The bottom line is, two performers have tested positive [for HIV] in the last few weeks,” he said. “There have been multiple scares related to syphilis. There have been thousands of cases of gonorrhea and Chlamydia. The porn performers in Florida are equally deserving of protection.”

The Florida Department of Health was waiting on additional information from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation before determining how to proceed, spokeswoman Ashley Carr said.

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