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Occupational Licensing In Louisiana: Anti-Job, Anti-Growth
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Occupational Licensing In Louisiana: Anti-Job, Anti-Growth

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Onerous Licensing Laws in Louisiana Licensing laws in Louisiana have always been onerous. We are, after all, the only state in the union that licenses florists. That bears repeating: we are the only state in the U.S. that has the dubious distinction of demanding that florists be a licensed profession. […]

Louisiana Breweries Are Being Harmed By Regulations
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Louisiana Breweries Are Being Harmed By Regulations

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The Brewers Association, a beer industry non-profit, has ranked Louisiana 48th out of the 50 states for breweries per capita in a recent report. This is not for lack of love for beer, but because Louisiana’s regulatory and tax environment for breweries is unfavorable. We’ve set the wrong incentives, that is all, and it is easy enough to fix