SB 50 is starting to look less like a bold reform, and more like a marginal improvement on a dreadful status quo.
The California Environmental Quality Act is empowering anti-cannabis NIMBYs and causing regulatory chaos
Facebook would prosper in a less robust market.
Prohibiting businesses from going cardless ignores the choices of consumers and businesses alike.
Censorship continues to be about empowering those in charge.
Most California cities already ban recreational cannabis stores. A few want to ban home deliveries as well.
He's got his reasons, but they all suck. And will accelerate Facebook's decline as a destination in cyberspace.
There's no such thing as a free lunch.
The presidential hopeful doesn't realize that government biotech crop regulation helped to create the monopoly in the first place.
Facebook and the end of the open Internet era
While New Jersey defends its ban on self-service pumping to the death, Oregon legislators are considering allowing motorists a little more choice.
The black market is how you get things done when government gets in the way.
Arlington County's free-speech-trampling sign code forbids businesses from depicting the goods they sell on exterior murals.
Don't give the government more power to pick winners and losers.
In states where you can legally buy pot, finding places where you can legally use it is still a challenge.
New court documents suggest that the city's rideshare regulations have backfired in a big way
George Mason's Todd Zywicki says the senator and presidential hopeful has inherited the ideas of Louis Brandeis without learning the lessons of overregulation.Listen
A case of scientifically absurd regulatory hyper-precaution
The 12-year-old cat couldn't live out the rest of her days in peace.
Pioneering treatments may require equally pioneering payment models.
Plus: Russian "spy" Maria Butina, Baton Rouge cops in blackface, good news for California sex workers, and a new FDA crackdown.
The new federal burdens would make it even harder for the cannabis industry to displace the black market.
But she provided very little evidence to back up her claims.
Occupational licensing programs deprive people of livelihoods and often don't improve public health.
Republican Senator Pitches Weird Conspiracy Theory About Weed Legalization, Menthol Cigarettes, and the FDA
Sen. Richard Burr raises an interesting point about onerous regulation, but his argument is baffling.
The companies argue that the pay regulations are irrational and anti-competitive.
The reduction will not be enough to displace the black market.
Virginia Alcohol Regulators Said Ending Ban on Happy Hour Ads Would Literally Kill People, Then Supported Ending the Ban
This is a clear victory for freedom, but the way it went down might make you scratch your head a little.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute says there's a bunch of regulatory warning signs, from trade to antitrust to speech.
Small producers are already feeling the pain of Canada's new food safety law.
Tennessee alcohol merchants are asking the Supreme Court to uphold an absurd residency requirement that shields them from competition.
The most remarkable thing about the new rules: Hotel lobbyists managed to convince the city council to give up $100 million in tax revenue.
Raising the cost of employing workers is never a recipe for increasing employment.
Thanks to Heavy Taxes and Regulations, California's Legal Cannabis Sales Fell After Recreational Stores Opened
The market's performance is falling far short of predictions.
Raw counts of new rules added or pages in the Federal Register are a poor measure of deregulatory efforts.
The punishment would certainly not fit the crime.
The agency admits that its new bioengineered food regs are "not expected to have any benefits to human health or the environment."