People panicked in the 1980s that Japan's economic largesse posed a grave threat to American interests. Then the market reined it in.
The raw milk restoration is underway.
"If you don't like a book, don't read it. The First Amendment's guarantee of the freedom of speech and the right to access information has created a beautiful marketplace of ideas in our country," said one ACLU representative opposing the bill.
People with money on the line try harder than pundits to be right, and they adjust quickly when they've made a mistake.
Two more states legalized recreational marijuana on Tuesday, while decriminalization of five natural psychedelics looks like a winner in Colorado.
If all of the ballot initiatives succeed, pot will be legal in 25 states.
Blaming opioid makers for the "opioid crisis" may be emotionally satisfying, but the reality is more complicated.
Can legal sales of prescription opioids constitute a nuisance? Two decisions, based on nearly identical statutes, reach diametrically opposed conclusions.
The state's food freedom law has been a boon to indie cooks and farmers, and an irritant to regulatory busybodies
Police had wide authority to seize assets without having to prove a crime even happened, but now the state is tightening the rules.
Cramer tells Reason he's not sure which way he'll vote on a resolution to block it.
North Dakota public health bureaucrats, the state grocery lobby, and lawmakers should take note of the law's popularity among consumers
Meanwhile, Fargo citizens adopt a different way to choose winners of citywide races.
The initiative lost by a big margin in a state that approved medical use two years ago.
Measure 1 would introduce "approval voting" to the city, meaning voters wouldn't have to abandon independent and third-party choices.
The state health department can't stop meddling with cottage bakers
Chairs, mirrors, shoes, clothing, and more can't be sold before noon on Sundays. But at least you can buy a beer at 11 a.m.
Meanwhile, new reforms in Minnesota improve on a 2014 law requiring criminal conviction before property can be forfeited to law enforcement
Clean-up efforts are in a race to beat the coming floods.
Regulation by presidential whim versus the rule of law
A sad example of how arbitrary politically motivated bureaucratic decisions are replacing the rule of law
Standing Rock protesters succeed in blocking Bakken oil pipeline route
Sophia Wilansky had her arm seriously damaged by what protesters say was police-tossed concussion grenade; police deny using any such weapon. Water has been sprayed on protesters in freezing temperature.
A measure letting patients use cannabis for symptom relief passes by a surprisingly wide margin.
Protesters set up multiple roadblock; police from at least six states are in the county.
Students even get a chance to pitch to investors.
(UPDATED) Democracy Now Host Amy Goodman Faces 'Riot' Charges For Covering North Dakota Pipeline Protests
Prosecutor argues against Goodman's First Amendment rights because she sympathized with protesters.
With pot on the ballot in nine states, support for allowing recreational use is strongest in California, while Florida looks likeliest to permit medical use.
Attorney representing Andrew Sadek's family tells Reason they plan to sue the police for fraud and negligence.
A theater in Bismarck applied for a liquor license, so city leaders decided to change the requirements.
'John School,' Homeland-Security Training for Strippers, and Other State Sex-Trafficking Laws Coming This Month
New laws (ostensibly) related to human trafficking take effect in Florida, Illinois, New York, and North Dakota this month.
Congressman references the tragic case of Andrew Sadek, a college student bullied into becoming a confidential informant.
First covered by Reason TV last June, CBS's venerable newsmagazine probes the death of the college student turned confidential informant.
If you work as an informant, law enforcement is unlikely to have your back.
Law allows police to arm them with non-lethal weapons.
New video shows police dangling "quick cash" as further incentive to avoid 40 years in prison for selling 3.3 grams of pot.
Andrew Sadek was bullied into becoming an informant by an unaccountable drug task force. When he turned up dead, police washed their hands of him.
Authorities blame involvement of multiple agencies for info issues, say they're trying to be as transparent as possible.
Planned to make the town of Leith into a white enclave
Residents of nearby community were asked to leave
Into another train
Yeah, she's the problem