Connecticut forgoes mattress legislation

May 2012
Furniture/Today;5/21/2012, Issue 36, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the recycling bill enacted by Connecticut Senate which addressed some key concerns raised by the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA).


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