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One of the greatest problems in the United States are illegal drugs. The most available, used and distributed drug is marijuana. Each year approximately 800.000 Americans are arrested for violating marijuana laws.
The biggest number of arrests based on possession of at least a pot of marijuana is made in Texas. Even if it is your first conviction, you can get 180 days jail time and a $2000 fine. The state law in Oklahoma allows judges to sentence to life imprisonment people convicted of cultivation of cannabis or for the sale of the smallest amount of it. Annually over 13.000 people get arrested for pot possession in Oklahoma and they are convicted severely.
America is the place for wacky state laws. Each State has it’s own pretty unbelievable things including laws which are odd, laughable and downright bizarre. When packing your bags and heading off to any of these places you should be careful because you never know what weird laws may still be in effect! These laws may be funny, but finding yourself on the wrong side of the law is no laughing matter.
Here they are, the dumbest laws in America:
Illinois: It is illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while sitting on the curb.
Iowa: It is illegal to hunt from an aircraft.
Kentucky: It is illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket.
West Virginia: It is illegal for children to attend school with there breath smelling of wild onions.
Alaska: It is considered an offense to push a live moose out of a moving airplane.
California: Illegal to set a mouse trap without a hunting license.
Connecticut: It is illegal to walk across the street on your hands.
Florida: It is illegal to fart in a public place after 6:00 pm on Thursdays.
Idaho: It is illegal for a man to give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than fifty pounds.
Maryland: It is illegal to take a lion to the movies.
New Jersey: It is illegal to slurp soup.
New York: It is illegal to greet each other by putting one’s thumb on the nose and wiggling the fingers.
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