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Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint

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Legislation & Regulation Despite overwhelming evidence that lead paint can be a major source of lead poisoning, it continues to be sold in many countries. Effective legislation and regulations are needed to protect children and other vulnerable populations from exposure to lead in housing and to protect workers involved in activities associated with remediation of lead-based paint hazards and in other construction-related activities and paint manufacturing.

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