ALABAMA: The City of Mobile may know how to throw down on Mardi Gras, but the use of confetti is strictly prohibited. To carry, manufacture, sell, or handle the party supply is considered an “offense against public safety.”
ALASKA: A person cannot get drunk in a bar and remain on the premises. The statute says an intoxicated person may not “knowingly” enter or camp out where alcohol is sold.
ARIZONA: No one can feed garbage to pigs without first getting a permit. You can swap out the trough for a waste basket if the swine are raised for your own consumption.
ARKANSAS: A pinball machine can’t give away over 25 free games to a player who keeps winning. The statute aims to prohibit machines that encourage gambling.
CALIFORNIA: A frog that dies during a frog-jumping contest cannot be eaten.
COLORADO: You have to get a permit to change the weather. (In some states, it’s legal to perform activities that create changes in the composition or behavior of the atmosphere.)
CONNECTICUT: Letting someone copy your work isn’t just a no-no in school. The law prohibits selling a term paper or essay at any education facility supervised by the state.
DELAWARE: It’s a misdemeanor to sell, barter, or offer the fur of a domestic dog or cat.
FLORIDA: People who own bars, restaurants, and other places where liquor is sold, may be fined up to $1,000 if they take part in or permit any contest of dwarf-tossing.
GEORGIA: Those engaged in llama-related activities, such as riding, training, or goofing around at a county fair, are responsible for any personal injuries they suffer.