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Dear Editor: Licenses - The Latest Overstep

Dear Editor,

Although one might note that this letter is somewhat in response to the FWP article in the most recent Whitehall Ledger (3/20/24), it is a long time coming and overdue!

The most accepted definition of "license" is "a permit from an authority to own or use something, do a particular thing, or carry on a trade (especially in alcoholic beverages)." However, the legal definition is a bit starker and more honest: "permission granted by a qualified authority permitting a licensee to do something that would otherwise be prohibited."

The decision by the FWP to require a special license fo...


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