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Congress's War on Toysnew

A new US law threatens to handcuff local indie artisans -- and could render certain kids' products contraband.
Boston Phoenix  |  Lissa Harris  |  02-05-2009  |  Policy Issues

Will a New Safety Law Bankrupt Small Businesses?new

Many manufacturers and retailers of children's products, along with book publishers, artisans, concerned parents and consumers, even the American Library Association, have begun to panic about the monumental scope of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act's impact.
Metroland  |  Kathryn Geurin  |  01-29-2009  |  Economy

New Toxics Ban Hurts Small Businessesnew

A new law banning lead and phthalates in children's products could put small, environmentally conscious companies out of business.
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon  |  01-28-2009  |  Environment

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