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CPSIA – “A stay of enforcement is our only option to protect children”

I could just kiss Nancy Nord. (Figuratively speaking, of course.)

Since stepping down as the acting head of the Consumer Products Safety Commission, she grew more vocal about her frustration with the amazingly broken Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). Her latest statement concerning the CPSC’s stay of enforcement for lead content limits in children’s bicycles outlines the CPSIA’s problems in stark terms.

The document contains many powerful statements, but this gem particularly won my heart:

A stay of enforcement [for bicycle lead limits] is our only option to protect children.

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It’s back!

After a several-month hiatus, rejoins the world of living blogs!

Watch this space for daily tidbits to make you smile and brighten your water cooler conversation, plus game reviews, game industry observations, and news about the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), also known as the Howard Waxman Small Business Destruction Act of 2008.

Attending Origins or Gen Con this year? Look for me there! I’ll be covering both shows, looking for the best in new games — particularly ones that work well for families.

Ah, it’s good to be back!!