APPLICATION 10.1: Should You Need a License to Shampoo a Dog?
Currently 16 states operate liquor-store monopolies.
In 34 other states, liquor stores are licensed and subject to restrictions on pricing and advertising.
States with licenses have higher prices.
Existing owners are most stringent supporters.
Many cities limit number of taxicabs.
In Toronto, prices are about 225 percent higher.
New York city taxi medallions cost about $250,000.