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Yellow-Light Crusader Fined for Doing Math Without a License - The ...How Occupational Licensing Laws Are Fencing People Out Of OpportunityHow Occupational Licensing Laws Are Fencing People Out Of OpportunityCalifornia Advances PBM Licensing And "Transparency" LawEliminate licensing laws to boost economic opportunityCouncil to vote on granting liquor licenses to Pabst FarmsCalifornia Advances PBM Licensing and “Transparency” Law | Mintz ...Man Fined $500 for Criticizing Traffic Cameras With MathChina Difficulties, Netflix, and Why We Love LicensingAppeals Court Won't Revive Lawsuit Challenging Talent Agencies ActCalifornia Advances PBM Licensing and “Transparency” Law | The ...Lawyer Arrested for Role in Gun License SchemeTennessee Reins In Horse Massage Licensing LawsCalifornia Set To Harmonize Recreational And Medical Marijuana LawsWe Need a License To . . . Be a Charity? North Carolina's Charitable Licensing Requirement and Exemptions

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Arizona's Governor to Licensing Boards: What Is It That You Do?
Reason (blog)April 5, 2017

According to IJ, Arizona also stands out for having some of the most onerous licensing laws. Though the requirements vary widely from license to license, Arizona requires an average of 599 days—more than a year and a half—of training before granting ...more »

Rejected e-liquid manufacturer gets license in vaping case
Indianapolis Business JournalApril 11, 2017

A company that sued over Indiana's unconstitutional vaping and e-cigarette licensing law will get an Indiana permit to manufacture e-liquids, and taxpayers will pick up the company's legal fees for its trouble, a judge ordered Monday. Judge Richard ...more »

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Yellow-Light Crusader Fined for Doing Math Without a License - The ...
New York TimesApril 30, 2017

Mats Jarlstrom, at the intersection in Beaverton, Ore., where his wife received a red-light camera ticket. Credit Amanda Lucier for The New York Times.more »

How Occupational Licensing Laws Are Fencing People Out Of Opportunity
ForbesApril 27, 2017

America is waking up to a troubling prospect. For millions of Americans, particularly located at the lower end of the income scale, opportunity is diminished, economic mobility is scarce and hope is fleeting. Reversing the fortunes of this forgotten ...more »

How Occupational Licensing Laws Are Fencing People Out Of Opportunity
ForbesApril 27, 2017

America is waking up to a troubling prospect. For millions of Americans, particularly located at the lower end of the income scale, opportunity is diminished, economic mobility is scarce and hope is fleeting. Reversing the fortunes of this forgotten ...more »

California Advances PBM Licensing And "Transparency" Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 27, 2017

California is not the only state that is considering adopting a PBM "transparency" law. New York's Governor Cuomo released a proposal that seeks to require PBMs to both register with the State and obtain a license (from the Department of Financial ...more »

Eliminate licensing laws to boost economic opportunity
OCRegisterApril 27, 2017

... barbers, cremated remains disposers, hearing aid dispensers, landscape contractors, locksmiths, makeup artists, private investigators and upholsterers. Crucially, it also would prohibit local governments from imposing their own new licensing ...more »

Council to vote on granting liquor licenses to Pabst Farms
Greater Milwaukee TodayApril 27, 2017

The council voted during its April 4 meeting to allow Pabst Farms Development the opportunity to seek the liquor licenses from the state under a law set to expire this summer. The law allows the city to issue up to eight Class B intoxicating liquor ...more »

California Advances PBM Licensing and “Transparency” Law | Mintz ...
JD Supra (press release)April 26, 2017

Last week, the California Assembly Committee on Business and Professions voted in favor of Assembly Bill 315. AB 315 seeks to amend the California Business ...more »

Man Fined $500 for Criticizing Traffic Cameras With Math
U.S. News & World ReportApril 26, 2017

"At its worst, the [New Mexico Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors'] interpretation of [state law] results in a targeted topical elimination of Turner's right to freedom of speech: It punishes Turner for ...more »

China Difficulties, Netflix, and Why We Love Licensing
China Law Blog (blog)April 26, 2017

And because of that, much of my law firm's China media and entertainment work involves drafting content licensing agreements for written, visual and audio content for magazine and newspaper and book publishers and for television and movie producers ...more »

Appeals Court Won't Revive Lawsuit Challenging Talent Agencies Act
Hollywood ReporterApril 25, 2017

The National Conference of Personal Managers is again out of luck after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday affirmed the dismissal of the group's lawsuit targeting California's Talent Agencies Act. The law requires that only licensed agents ...more »

California Advances PBM Licensing and “Transparency” Law | The ...
The National Law ReviewApril 25, 2017

Last week, the California Assembly Committee on Business and Professions voted in favor of Assembly Bill 315. AB 315 seeks to amend the California Business ...more »

Lawyer Arrested for Role in Gun License Scheme
New York Law Journal (registration)April 25, 2017

A Manhattan attorney who once worked as a prosecutor and three former New York City police officers were arrested Tuesday in a federal gun licensing probe described by authorities as a scam in which police employees traded speedy handling of gun ...more »

Tennessee Reins In Horse Massage Licensing Laws
Reason (blog)April 25, 2017

Assuming Haslam signs the bill, this is a small victory in an ongoing fight against onerous licensing laws that serve little or no purpose in protecting public health and safety. The worrying thing is that the temporary nature of the bill could open ...more »

California Set To Harmonize Recreational And Medical Marijuana Laws
Above the LawApril 24, 2017

Other states that legalized and regulated both medical and recreational cannabis have taken a variety of approaches to handling these two somewhat different industries, ranging from dual regulation and licensing to essentially snuffing out medical ...more »

We Need a License To . . . Be a Charity? North Carolina's Charitable Licensing Requirement and Exemptions
The National Law ReviewApril 24, 2017

It's that last piece of your success story that probably nailed you on the license requirement. North Carolina law requires most charities to obtain a license to raise funds within this state. There is an exemption for certain charities which raise ...more »

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