Check out this VPPPA Blog Post: Why a Global Asbestos Ban is Overdue!
"Asbestos has a long history in the United States and around the world. Even though its negative health impacts were confirmed early into the 1920s, the mineral was heavily used through the 1970s in a myriad of applications. Today in the United States, it can still be legally used in small traces across certain products with a historic use. Past uses of asbestos leads to the toxin still existing in various products, vehicles, homes, public infrastructures, and other sites across the globe."
Check out a new blog post courtesy of the Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center."