There Oughta Be a Law


In a new report for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, Eli Lehrer looks at a series of dumb products and activities that the various states have banned. Here's a little taste:

Louisiana's unique-in-the nation florist licensing statute makes it illegal for anybody to arrange two or more types of flowers without passing a largely subjective state licensing exam. In theory, a child could face a fine for picking a bouquet of flowers and selling it at a roadside stand.

Whole thing here.