AirTalk for April 24, 2014

What's been the impact of LA's FasTrak lanes? Do the FDA's e-cig regulations go too far or not far enough? Then, the FCC is proposing new rules on net neutrality. What will it mean for consumers? Later, do mentions of liquor in pop songs lead to teen binge drinking? One study says so.

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