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Posts Tagged ‘licensing laws’

When Free Speech Collides with Occupational Licensing

When Free Speech Collides with Occupational Licensing

BOB EWING, THE FREEMAN Can the government throw you in jail for offering advice on the Internet about what food people should buy at the grocery store? That is exactly the claim made by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition. In response, a major free speech lawsuit was filed in federal court on May 30. It seeks to answer one of the [...]

Governor Signs Bill Freeing Eyebrow Threaders from Arbitrary Licensing Scheme

Governor Signs Bill Freeing Eyebrow Threaders from Arbitrary Licensing Scheme

ECONOMIC LIBERTY, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Phoenix, Ariz.—Entrepreneurs who use their unique skills to remove and shape eyebrow hair with nothing more than a single piece of cotton thread are now free to continue working without having to first obtain an expensive and unnecessary government license. , Arizona Governor Janice K. Brewer signed HB [...]