The state’s “reforms” have saddled merchants with oppressively expensive permitting demands.
"You cannot just decide you want to sell groceries," said Barbara Ferrer, the director of L.A. County Public Health.
San Francisco Falafel Shop Owner Says Neighborhood Has Enough Falafel, Asks City to Block Rival Falafel Shop Next Door
San Francisco gives its Planning Commission nearly unlimited discretion to deny or condition permits, making life hell for business owners.
N.Y. Food Police Shut Down a 7-Year-Old's Lemonade Stand. This Bill Makes Sure They Can't Do It Again.
"Kids like Brendan Mulvaney are trying to give people sweet lemonade and learn some important business skills but the overzealous state bureaucrats just keep giving taxpayers lemons."
But the real problem here isn't human-trafficking troops, it's regulators raising crime panic.
When life hands you lemons, call the health department to complain.
The granting or withholding of that approval is a powerful lever over our lives.
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