News and Commentary
The Mercatus Center’s Kofi Ampaabeng testifies before the Montana Senate Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Safety on regulatory restrictions of telehealth.
Connor Richards reports for the Daily Herald that cosmetology licensing exceptions have passed both chambers of the Utah legislature.
Modern Health describes a number of Mississippi bills seeking to ease healthcare licensing.
A bipartisan Washington house bill would remove restrictions affecting persons with a criminal record unrelated to the license writes Todd Myers of the Washington Policy Center.
Steven Adams announces that The West Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill recognizing out-of-state licenses with several occupations exempted in the Inter-Mountain.
David Beard details in The Dominion Post West Virginia delegate Barbara Evans Fleischauer’s concerns that recognizing massage therapist licenses from other states could “open the floodgates” to human trafficking.
The Cato Institute’s Michael Cannon reviews U.S. restrictions on birth control pills, finding them out of touch with other countries.
Jeffrey Singer documents how doctors may under-prescribe opioids for fear of losing licensure in a Cato blog.