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Old 07-09-2008, 10:45 PM
 
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I found this:

http://www.americanpyro.com/pdf/2008...work%20Map.pdf

It does a good job of showing if and what levels of fireworks are allowed.
there is one error on that map....fireworks are illegal in Georgia.
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Old 07-09-2008, 11:03 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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there is one error on that map....fireworks are illegal in Georgia.
This article talks about smaller fireworks becoming legal in Georgia last year. It probably is enough by the standards for "legal fireworks."

Fireworks Are Finally Legal in Georgia; Could Put Dent in South Carolina Sales | Breaking News, Weather, Sports and Entertainment for Georgia and South Carolina | Local News
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Old 07-09-2008, 11:07 PM
 
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This article talks about smaller fireworks becoming legal in Georgia last year. It probably is enough by the standards for "legal fireworks."

Fireworks Are Finally Legal in Georgia; Could Put Dent in South Carolina Sales | Breaking News, Weather, Sports and Entertainment for Georgia and South Carolina | Local News
thanks for the link I just remember having to go to Alabama or SC to buy fireworks when I lived there, but I guess I was wrong...
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Old 07-09-2008, 11:09 PM
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You can get fireworks in the unicorporated areas of Colorado. You can get lots of different kinds of fireworks, just about everything short of nuclear weapons, in Wyoming.
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Old 07-09-2008, 11:26 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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thanks for the link I just remember having to go to Alabama or SC to buy fireworks when I lived there, but I guess I was wrong...
You're welcome, this is recent so you might have missed it. It said that South Carolina might lose business because of this new law. I wouldn't know, I've only lived in firework condemned Illinois. It sure didn't sound like it around the 4th though.
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Old 07-09-2008, 11:28 PM
 
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You're welcome, this is recent so you might have missed it. It said that South Carolina might lose business because of this new law. I wouldn't know, I've only lived in firework condemned Illinois. It sure didn't sound like it around the 4th though.
yea I moved on June 24th, so I guess if it was very recent than I missed it. We snuck in fireworks anyways, so it was no problem
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Old 07-09-2008, 11:38 PM
 
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I lived in Alabama for several years near Auburn, not far from the Georgia state line. At the first few exits off I-85 the signs and stores include many fireworks mega-outlets where like Wyoming, you could purchase fireworks and explosive devices that could do some real harm to a person who isn't paying attention. Yet at the same time Alabama has a ban on the sale of that category of items in adult "entertainment" stores called sex toys. So one kind of fireworks are allowed and another kind of "fireworks" are prohibited.
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Old 07-10-2008, 01:19 AM
 
Location: Baton Rouge
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I think all types of fireworks are available for purchase in Louisiana, but I think you have to be 18 to buy them. Many towns have laws saying that you have to pop them outside of the city limits, but I don't think these laws are strictly enforced. You might get a little fine or something minor like that. I don't know anybody who has ever gotten in much trouble for setting them off inside their city limits.
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Old 07-10-2008, 01:53 AM
 
Location: New England & The Maritimes
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new hampshire
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Old 07-10-2008, 04:24 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Wisconsin and Michigan allow fireworks.
Michigan only allows fireworks that spark. Any firework that flies or has a report is illegal in the state. Has been the same for the last 35 or 40 years I can remember.

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LEGAL FIREWORKS (No permit required):

Flat paper caps - containing not more than .25 of a grain of explosive content per cap.

Toy noise makers - toy pistols, toy cannons, toy canes, toy trick noise makers, and toy guns in which paper caps are used.

Sparklers - containing no more than .0125 pounds of burning portion per sparkler.

Flitter sparklers - in paper tubes not exceeding 1/8 inch in diameter.

Cone and cylinder fountains - emits showers of sparks.

Toy snakes - not containing mercury and packed no more than 12 per box.

Toy smoke devices.

Fireworks that do not fit the above exceptions are illegal for sale, use, or transportation without a permit. Violators are guilty of a misdemeanor.
from the Michigan Attorney General's website. http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,1607,7-164-34739_20942-44662--,00.html (broken link)

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