Fireworks Laws and Safety Tips
The Fourth of July means backyard barbeques and weekend trips, but perhaps nothing symbolizes the nation's celebration of Independence Day like fireworks. Every state has laws regulating the sale and use of fireworks by consumers -- with some states prohibiting all private use of fireworks, and others legalizing only certain types. This week, FindLaw Features takes a look at laws regulating the sale and use of fireworks, and provides links to in-depth information on fireworks laws in your state. And if you are thinking about using fireworks this Fourth of July (provided they are legal where you live), you'll also find tips on making sure your experience is safe and enjoyable.
- Fireworks Laws and Safety Tips (FindLaw)
- State-by-State Consumer Fireworks Laws (National Council on Fireworks Safety)
- Illegal and Improper Use of Fireworks Continues to Harm Consumers (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission)
- Accident and Injury Center (FindLaw)
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