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Louisiana Sued over Florist License Test

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Louisiana Sued over Florist License Test

Louisiana Sued over Florist License Test

Louisiana Sued over Florist License Test

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Susan Roesgen of member station WWNO in New Orleans reports that Louisiana is the only state in the union that requires a state license for florists. About half of those who take the test flunk, and now the state is being sued on the grounds that the test is unfair because it is graded by other florists who are trying to restrict competition.