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Magazines on marijuana are seen in the weGrow marijuana cultivation supply store during its grand opening March 30, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hearing Planned On Medical Marijuana Regulations In Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection has scheduled a hearing on proposed regulations for the state’s new medical marijuana law.

04/21/2013

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New York City Councilman Proposes Crackdown On Costumed Characters

New York City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-22nd) introduced legislation Tuesday that would either ban or introduce tight regulations on costumed characters in New York City.

04/09/2013

Guns turned in at a Dallas gun buyback event (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

New Gun Control Regulations Take Effect In New York State

Tough new gun control measures kick in Saturday throughout New York State.

03/16/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Governor's Office)

Report: Cuomo Shoots Down Plan To Tighten Alcohol Regulations, Raise Taxes

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday rejected proposals by a health panel that would have increased taxes and regulations on alcohol, according to a published report.

12/03/2012

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N.J. Legislative Committee Advances Regulation After NYPD Surveillance On Muslims

After the NYPD conducted surveillance on Muslims in New Jersey, a state legislative committee there has advanced a bill that would require out-of-state law enforcement to notify state officials before such an operation.

CBS New York–10/15/2012

NJ Governor Chris Christie (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Christie To Talk Business At Princeton

Gov. Chris Christie was headed to Princeton Friday evening to tell students what he’d like to do to make New Jersey better for business. He often said that tight regulations and high taxes in his state give businesses a reason to move out.

05/20/2011

Schumer Bill Targets Banks’ Checking Account Fees

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for new regulations to require banks to clearly and briefly describe checking account fees now buried in applications that can be more than 100 pages long.

05/01/2011

Gov. Chris Christie signs legislation to help in continuing efforts to revitalize Atlantic City in the unfinished atrium of Revel Casino - Atlantic City, NJ - Feb 1, 2011 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Entrepreneurs, Local Officials Work To Trim Regulations In New Jersey

The renaissance many of New Jersey’s downtowns have enjoyed has been put in peril by the economic downturn, as business owners find themselves squeezed by high rents and low revenue.

04/24/2011

NYC Votes To Change Taxi Driver Dress Code

The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously to amend existing regulations to require that drivers maintain “a professional appearance.”

01/21/2011

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Critics: Proposed NJ Medical Pot Rules Too Strict

Medical marijuana advocates said Thursday the state has gone too far with its proposed regulations for using the drug as medicine.

10/07/2010

Banks are raising fees to combat new credit card regulations. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Banks Raising Fees To Combat New Regulations

Many banks are dealing with the loss of money from credit card regulations by finding new fees that customers could soon face.

09/15/2010