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News Story
5/14/2014
Posted by Mark Reback
Peeved: A "Pee in the Cup" initiative to require random drug testing for doctors in California could qualify for the November ballot this week, setting up a battle royal between trial lawyers backing the measure and the medical industry. In addition to the drug-testing provision, the measure would lift the state's long-standing...
Video
10/28/2013
Posted by Consumer Watchdog Admin
Almost 10 years to the day after their 10-year-old son, Troy, and 7-year-old daughter, Alana, were killed by an intoxicated driver, Danville residents Bob and Carmen Pack led a gathering of friends, family, and well-wishers to honor the memory of their children and to advocate for legislative changes that they hope will prevent similar tragedies.
Video
10/28/2013
Posted by Consumer Watchdog Admin
A Danville couple whose two children were struck and killed by a drunk driver a decade ago will honor their memory in Danville this weekend. The memorial for Troy Pack and his younger sister Alana was held from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Sycamore Valley Elementary School. The event comes 10 years after the Oct. 26, 2003 deaths of Troy, 10, and Alana,...
News Story
10/28/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
DANVILLE -- Almost 10 years to the day after their 10-year-old son, Troy, and 7-year-old daughter, Alana, were killed by an intoxicated driver, Danville residents Bob and Carmen Pack led a gathering of friends, family, and well-wishers to honor the memory of their children and to advocate for legislative changes that they hope will prevent similar...
News Story
10/28/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
The following Op-Ed Commentary was published in the San Francisco Chronicle on Mon., Oct. 29th, 2013. Drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in America, and the majority of those preventable deaths are due to prescription drugs. One of the biggest obstacles to prevention is the California Medical Association, whose physicians...
News Release
10/14/2013
Posted by Carmen Balber
Anaheim, CA -- The third video in the “Pee In A Cup The Musical” series greeted doctors arriving at the Disneyland Anaheim Marriott on Saturday. Security guards were deployed after its first drive past the entrance to the evening Awards Gala at the California Medical Association’s annual meeting. The mobile video truck circled...
News Story
10/14/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
Activists advocating statewide mandatory drug and alcohol testing for doctors took their case this weekend to the streets of Anaheim, just outside the Disneyland Hotel as doctors and their advocates met inside for the annual convention of the California Medical Association, which represents 35,000 doctors statewide. “I don’t see...
News Release
10/11/2013
Posted by Carmen Balber
Anaheim, CA -- The second in a series of musical videos that make the case for mandatory drug testing of doctors was unveiled today on a mobile billboard truck circling the California Medical Association's annual convention at Disneyland. Families who lost loved ones to negligent doctors and reckless prescribing of narcotics joined Consumer...
Video
10/10/2013
Posted by Consumer Watchdog Admin
KABC Coverage of a Consumer Watchdog press conference regarding patient safety. The CA Medical Board estimates 18% of doctors abuse drugs or alcohol. It's time to change this. A proposed patient safety ballot measure requires mandatory drug testing of physicians in California. Learn more at: http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/pee
News Release
10/10/2013
Posted by Carmen Balber
Anaheim, CA –  Families of victims of prescription drug abuse, physician overprescribing, and medical malpractice called for mandatory drug testing of doctors today outside the California Medical Association’s convention at the Disneyland Hotel. The nonprofit, nonpartisan Consumer Watchdog group unveiled a mobile billboard truck...