Government control is not the answer.
It's crucial to get the constitutional text and history straight.
Some 60 cities have banned or restricted gas-powered landscaping equipment. State air quality regulators are looking to do the same.
For now, the FDA is targeting the vaping products that are most popular with teenagers. But the industry still faces a potentially devastating regulatory deadline.
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The legislation would allow duplexes on any residential plot in the state.
Gig workers and companies are suing over a California law, AB 5, that criminalizes their continued employment.
Marijuana merchants, restaurants, and "mobile premises" can let customers partake if they get state and local approval.
Two Years After Licensed Marijuana Merchants Began Operating in California, They Account for Just a Quarter of Sales
The state's Cannabis Advisory Committee blames high taxes, local bans, and onerous regulations.
NIMBYism has dominated housing policy for the last ten years. Will the 2020s be any better?
Independent booze retailers are trying to stifle competition using arguments from Prohibition.
California Freelancers Suffer From Totally Predictable 'Unintended Consequences' of Gig Worker Protection Bill
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The Federal Reserve's impact on the real-time payments market all hinges on its willingness to play by the rules.
The initiative would leave untouched all the city regulations that've made it so hard to start a business in the first place.
It will help us feel grateful for our lives.
Confusing regulations put well-run businesses at the mercy of bureaucratic brutes.
Despite Stiff NIMBY Opposition, San Francisco Business Owner Will Be Allowed to Convert Arcade Repair Business Into Normal Arcade
The struggles Joey Mucha had to go through to secure a simple change of use permit highlight the problems inherent in San Francisco's planning process.
Instead of reducing the dangers posed by criminals, California's gun restrictions have increased the threat posed to decent people by the law itself.
Critics warn the state is threatening the flexible work arrangements preferred by many workers.
Corporate welfare wins again.
You might want to think twice about putting that new gun on your credit card.
The answer to real and imagined problems is always spend more, regulate more.
California Tried To Fine a Company $10,000 for Ordering Blind People Ubers and Lyfts Without a Permit
GoGo Grandparent gives people without smartphones a way to use rideshare services. Regulators think that's a problem.
They should scrap other Certificate of Need laws too.
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San Francisco Activists Are Trying to Stop Business Owner From Converting His Arcade Repair Shop Into a Normal Arcade
Neighbors say Joey Mucha's plans for a Skee-Ball arcade in the Mission would be a positive addition to the community. Activists disagree.
A pending ban on flavored nicotine vaping products would destroy most of their industry warn vaping advocates.
A report from the city's Department of Planning finds that housing construction has not kept pace with job growth.
The distinction the presidential adviser draws between e-cigarettes and other vaping devices contradicts the FDA's understanding of its authority.
The Jones Act isn't saving American shipbuilders, but it's driving up prices for Americans.
People need to stop blaming their problems on Facebook and Twitter.
Opponents use a notorious environmental review law to keep a famed fast food restaurant out of Rancho Mirage.
Once again, underground suppliers step in when over-regulated markets can’t satisfy customers.
The senator's marijuana legalization plan is heavy on taxes, regulation, and executive power.
By one vote, the city's planning commission denied a business's request to stop a competing falafel shop from opening up down the block.