1,000 Hours of training is required to braid hair.

The Missouri Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners (an administrative board made up primarily of practicing barbers and cosmetologists, as well as the owners of in-state cosmetology/barbering schools) has declared that anyone wanting to braid hair professionally must be a licensed cosmetologist or barber—despite the fact that neither licensing program offers any training on braiding […]

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A $110 license is required for teenagers to mow lawns.

Government officials and professional lawn companies are threatening to go after teens who mow lawns in the city of Gardendale if they do not show proof of a business license, which is required under a city ordinance. Licensing is a tool of crony-capitalism by which existing businesses leverage government to establish artificial barriers to competition […]

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One must obtain a license before holding a Going-Out-Of-Business sale.

Sec. 6-2-3. License required. A license issued by the finance department shall be obtained by any person before selling or offering to sell any goods at a sale to be advertised or held out by any means to be one of the following kinds: (1) Going-out-of-business sale; (2) Removal of business sale; or (3) Fire […]

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