Consumer Product Safety Commission

Reducing Information Asymmetry in the American Gun Market

Given the dangers of gun ownership, the firearms industry should be subject to warning label requirements.

Cannabis Conundrums

Law and policy experts dissect the challenges created by divergent federal and state laws on marijuana.

Federal Court Orders EPA to Revisit Lead Risks

Ninth Circuit orders EPA to propose a new standard for lead dust and an updated definition for lead paint.

Enormous Benefits at Minimal Cost

Concerns about runaway regulatory costs are overblown.

The Administrative State Has Run Amok

Recent momentum in favor of regulatory reform is a positive development, and long overdue.

Paralysis by Analysis Is Not Regulatory Reform

Commissioner Mohorovic’s four proposals would impose “paralysis by analysis” on the CPSC.

CPSC Commissioners Debate Regulatory Reform

Consumer safety leaders debate how independent agencies can best improve the rulemaking process.

Improving Regulatory Analysis at Independent Agencies

Independent agencies should adopt four key analytical standards.

Improving the Process of Making Rules at Independent Agencies

Following certain procedural steps will strengthen independent agencies’ rulemaking processes.

Are Independent Agencies Really Independent?

A federal court ruling revives questions about the insulation of independent agencies.

Regulatory Capture in Enforcement

Enforcement decisions are oft-overlooked, yet such decisions merit heightened scrutiny if regulatory capture is to be reined in.

Hoverboard Regulations Attempt to Balance Safety and Fun

Philadelphia City Council considers hoverboard restrictions for young users.