From The Grio :
How does this work? Just like any other profession. State governments offer licenses to practice a slew of occupations: lawyers, hairdressers, doctors, teachers, florists , heck even the Tiger King  had a license to run his zoo.
- “The Grio”: https://thegrio.com/2021/04/29/decertify-police-license/
- “florists”: https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2018/03/28/louisiana-only-state-requires-occupational-licenses-florists-its-absurd-column/459619002/
- “the Tiger King”: https://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/joe-exotic-a-dark-journey-into-the-world-of-a-man-gone-wild/