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Federal Lawsuit Challenges Dentists’ Teeth-Whitening Monopoly

Should a person go to jail, or face thousands of dollars in fines, simply for selling over-the-counter teeth-whitening products and providing a clean, comfortable place for customers to apply those products to their own teeth? That is the question to be answered by a federal lawsuit filed this month by a teeth-whitening entrepreneur and the Institute for Justice (IJ)—the national law firm for liberty—in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The lawsuit challenges the...

Bipartisan Effort Moves Colorado Toward Banning Traffic Cameras

Red-light cameras are really all about the green, says Colorado state Sen. Scott Renfroe. Renfroe, a Republican from Weld County, says the automatic enforcement cameras used in a number of Colorado cities are about raising money more than ensuring drivers’ safety. His bill to ban the use of the devices is moving through the Colorado Legislature and could be on its way to Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk before the end of the week. If the governor signs the bill, which already has bipartisan...

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