Porn = Public Health Crisis?

You may have heard that Arizona considering to declare porn a public health crisis, but that’s nothing new. Last year Virginia, Utah and South Carolina proposed legislation regarding porn. Public health threats typically include topics such as prescription drug misuse, antibiotic resistance, smoking, and stopping outbreaks.

What we are reading:

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/429244-arizona-considers-declaring-porn-a-public-health-crisis

http://infosurhoy.com/cocoon/saii/xhtml/en_GB/news/arizona-might-quickly-class-pornography-as-a-public-well-being-disaster/

Unsexy-Effects-of-Porn-Infographic
Source: http://hopeforthesold.com/news/infographic-the-unsexy-effects-of-porn/

What do you think about Arizona’s decision to treat pornography as a threat to public health? Is this simply a way to draw attention to the issue or do you believe it can gain traction in other states? Generating conversations around emerging health-related issues is key to our long-term goal of one day making Arizona the Healthiest State in the Nation!

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