Protecting their potential | Pesticide Action Network
Reclaiming the future of food and farming

Protecting their potential

Ensuring California’s school children are safe from hazardous pesticides.

Over the past 20 years, incidence of many serious childhood diseases has risen dramatically. Health professionals tell us that we have a “silent pandemic” of learning disabilities and disorders including autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Certain childhood cancers—such as brain cancer and leukemia—are increasing, as are rates of childhood obesity and diabetes.

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