New Hampshire Repeals Licenses (And Criminal Penalties) For African-Style Hair Braiders

Regulators are getting out of entrepreneurs’ hair—literally.

The past few weeks have seen states untangle hair care specialists from absurd licensing requirements. Earlier this month, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill to legalize natural or African-style hair braiding. The Granite State now joins Indiana and South Dakota, which both deregulated the trade. In Tennessee, lawmakers recently repealed the state’s license to shampoo hair. Incredibly, before these reforms were enacted, it was actually against the law to earn an honest living twisting or lathering hair without a government-issued license. | More…

| Forbes

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