30
Sep
2010

No on Proposition 23: Why Prop 23 is a bad idea for California

In this podcast we talk with Breathe California's government relations director Andy Katz about what’s at stake with Proposition 23.  Largely funded by two Texas oil companies, Proposition 23 would suspend the implementation of the California Global Warming Solutions Act until California’s unemployment rate falls to 5.5% for three consecutive quarters.

The California Global Warming Solutions Act, or AB32, vigorously supported by Breathe California and a number of other public health organizations, passed in 2006 to reduce greenhouse emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2020.

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2
Sep
2010

Smoking Cessation and Substance Abuse Treatment: Breathe California’s work with the WRA

In this podcast, we interview program director Christina Todaro from the Women's Recovery Association in Burlingame, CA. The Wormen's Recovery Association exists to restore women of all ages and circumstances to a life of dignity and respect free from the effects of substance abuse.

For the past year and a half Breathe California GGPHP has worked with the WRA to include smoking cessation into their recovery program. In this podcast, you'll hear about the challenges and successes of implementing a smoking cessation program into an already existing substance abuse program.

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