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Marketplace for Thursday, May 5, 2016

The FDA's new laws will affect a variety of tobacco products, including those involved in vaping. MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images

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How new FDA regulations will impact the smoking industry; how the listeria outbreak in some frozen foods could be a business opportunity; and a low-income community in East Los Angeles is trying to fix its lead contamination problem.

Segments From this episode

Why fitness is more than a $3 trillion industry

by Kai Ryssdal May 5, 2016
Staying fit has become a lifestyle ... maybe even a religion.

How the new e-cigarette regulations will impact small businesses

by Nova Safo and Levi Sharpe May 5, 2016
Small shops and vape-makers worry the regulation will put them out of business.

Austin votes on fingerprinting for rideshare drivers

by Marketplace Contributor May 5, 2016
The Texas city wants tougher background checks for ride share companies.

In Los Angeles, lack of trust makes lead cleanup tougher

by Jed Kim May 5, 2016
In East Los Angeles, the state agency that let a battery recycling plan operate for years must clean up after it.
Final Note

KFC introduces finger lickin' good nail polish

by Kai Ryssdal May 5, 2016
Original finish, or crispy?

Music from the episode

Valerie - '68 Version Amy Winehouse
Make Me Like You Gwen Stefani
All We Got Dem Atlas
Dirty Girl Felt
Walking On A Dream Empire of the Sun

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