What was once a classic Silicon Valley success story has become the victim of an intensely ideological war on nicotine.
Research on the effects of Oregon's loosening of its self-service gas ban finds that allowing adults to pump their own gas increases supply and lowers prices.
The Pine Tree State is embracing California-style housing reforms. It could run into California-style problems.
The history of wine delivery is pretty clear.
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A California Supreme Court decision freezing enrollment at the state's flagship university is focusing the public's fury on the normally obscure, but incredibly consequential, California Environmental Quality Act.
Distillers have been granted emergency regulatory relief—for now.
The Department of Energy's new energy efficiency rule drags us back to the dark days of 2013, when showers were allowed to emit no more than 2.5 gallons of water a minute.
It's oppressively hard, if not impossible, to sell homemade food in the Bay State. One lawmaker proposes massive regulatory reform.
Donald Trump legalized energy-hungry short-cycle dishwashers. The current administration is undoing that progress.
Convenient online sports betting is legal and live in 14 states.
A measure awaiting the governor's signature would make it easier for natural hair braiders in Wisconsin to work.
A bipartisan bill in Congress seeks to get the FDA out of the premium cigar industry.
Dr. Lee Gross' direct primary care practice takes the complexity and unaffordability out of health care.
COVID-19 has exposed the problems of a centralized food supply and built momentum for sweeping deregulation of the meat industry.
Grocery stores hate expanding food freedom, but why is the head of Maine's farmers market coalition so nervous?
Oklahoma, Alabama, and Montana are the latest states to deregulate homemade food sales.
Will home cooking become the new dining out?
The Restoring Board Immunity Act would give states yet another reason to rein in overzealous licensing authorities.
Seattle is taking steps in the right direction, but the state legislature is dragging its feet.
Free people and free markets reduced poverty in the past and are capable of doing so again.
Helping innovative companies fast-track products to market is a great way to recover from the COVID economy
Lawmakers in Hawaii, Texas, and Georgia Are Making Alcohol Sales More Difficult, While Pols in Alabama and Wisconsin Embrace Liberalization
Hawaii's 10-cent booze tax draws ire of brewers, while Alabama moves toward legalizing alcohol delivery.
The CRA may offer Democrats a quick and easy way to repeal Trump Administration regulations, if they are willing to use it.
Trump did more than any recent president to pare back regulatory red tape, but the incoming Biden administration is eager to add more.
Entrepreneurs discouraged by red tape even before COVID-19 need officials to leave them alone.
Thanks to coverage at Reason and pushback from the industry, the federal government voided $14,000 fees on do-gooder craft distillers just in time for the new year.
It took 15 years for the agency to decide that consumers didn’t actually need to be protected from the threat of substandard fruit desserts.
Giant Metal Monolith Discovered In Utah Desert Possibly Extraterrestrial, Definitely a Code Violation
Little gray men encounter reams of red tape.
You might finally be able to buy a dishwasher that gets the job done, unless Joe Biden changes the rules again.
Nearly 60 percent of Californians approved a proposition to exempt Uber and Lyft from most of Assembly Bill 5.
As is so often the case, Trump's claims are not matched by Trump's actual record.
Occupational licensing rules are more often arbitrary bureaucratic hurdles than they are protections for health or safety.
Prop H will make it easier for businesses to set up shop or readapt their space, all while preventing nosey neighbors from bringing everything to a halt.
Anti-biotech activists cite the precautionary principle to maintain chestnut tree-free forests.
Regulations have hiked up the cost of doing business, causing firms to automate and hire more employees with advanced degrees.
Patients and providers should be able to meet remotely without bureaucrats getting in the way.
It took a crisis for policymakers to see that hundreds of rules were not worth the burdens they imposed.