Marketplace for Thursday April 24, 2014
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The FDA proposed new rules on e-cigarettes, extending its reach to a fast-growing industry which has so far had no oversight. Among the new regulations comes a ban on the sale of e-cigs to minors, but not on internet advertising. So what's next for the industry that's already lobbying hard to soften the most restrictive/ costly regulations. The FCC aill also be proposing new rules on Internet traffic that would allow broadband providers to charge companies a premium for access to their fastest lanes. Where are we in the process of addressing this problem and how will the money likely shift as a result of the proposals? Plus, as Northwestern University football players wait to vote for or against a union tomorrow, the pending vote and other factors are already forcing the NCAA and big-time football colleges to rethink the way they treat scholarship athletes whose performance brings them billions in revenue.
Posted In: NCAA, college football, non-union workers
The NCAA and big-time football colleges have been rethinking the way they treat athletes.
Posted In: health care, data, research
"Super-utilizers" are one of the most pressing healthcare policy questions. And there is a striking lack of research.
Posted In: Air Jordans, sneakers
Air Jordans started a sneaker collecting culture.
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