Drunk Driving Limit, Intellectual Property Laws, New Guidelines For Women On Drinking And Pregnancy

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The Center for Disease Control has released new guidelines for how women should use alcohol if they’re pregnant, or want to get pregnant. An expert joins us to discuss the new regulations. We also talk intellectual property law, and discuss a national recommendation to lower the legal blood alcohol content limit.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • J.T. Griffin Guest
  • Kobi Shaw Guest
  • Steve Russell Guest
  • Dr. Cynthia Anderson Guest