Jason Pierre Paul is a professional football player with the NY Giants. You may remember his name from a fireworks accident that made the news in 2015 where he was misusing consumer fireworks and sustained significant injury to his hand as a result. Jason is back healthy, and planning to preach fireworks safety this year.
As reported by Fox News:
According to the New York Daily News he will even do several Public Service Announcements on fireworks safety in the lead-up to the July 4th holiday:
House bill 2852, or the fireworks bill has passed and changed the West Virginia firework laws making the sale of fireworks that are normally sold in Ohio and Kentucky now legal in West Virginia.
The state law legalizing the sale of additional fireworks takes effect Wednesday and revamps West Virginia Firework Laws, for the better for firework enthusiasts.
The bill, which unanimously passed the Senate and House of Delegates, aims to raise money for veterans and volunteer fire departments, but Mike Shank said some fireworks should be controlled by professionals.
Over the past decade, fireworks accidents have decreased even though sales have steadily increased. As the trend continues, more states are legalizing fireworks or amending their state laws to allow even more types of fireworks. Where they may have been safe n sane fireworks only, they are now allowing aerial type fireworks as well. Fireworks safety awareness is a big reason for the trends.
The National Council on Fireworks Safety is a great resource, you can find their website and more information here firework safety. And below is a list of their recommended fireworks safety tips:
Every year hundreds of fireworks displays across the country are at risk of being canceled because of lack of funds. However, across those same cities and towns people are coming together and organizing fireworks fundraisers to help pay the bill for the fireworks displays that make summer so special.
Consider selling USFireworks assortments as a way to raise funds. You can sell door to door as these safe and sane assortments are legal almost everywhere. Sane and Sane Back Pack Assortment Our Low Wholesale price on the case pack let’s you sell these items at a great profit and thus raise a lot of funds for your neighborhood display. Plus its a great way to engage the community. Here are some great examples of fundraisers happening across the USA:
Not the best of news for Americans wanting to celebrate their independence with fireworks, not legally anyway.
DES MOINES — As far as Iowa Fireworks Laws a proposal to legalize home fireworks displays in Iowa failed to launch Wednesday at the Iowa Capitol, and a key state lawmaker said the legislation is likely grounded this year.
A Senate committee Wednesday shelved a proposal to allow Iowa residents to display some consumer-grade fireworks around the Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve.
Sen. Bill Dotzler, D-Waterloo, said there was not enough support from lawmakers to advance the proposal.
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USFireworks is proud to introduce an exciting new line of fireworks called Mad Ox Brand. Judging by the quality of the items we received this is going to be an exciting new brand. We will be looking forward to what else they have to offer. Here is an example of some of the new items just received:
Spring has sprung, bring on the fireworks displays!
Soon the sun won’t be setting until 9pm, the smell of neighborhood BBQ grills will be a daily occurrence and summertime activities will be in full swing. The first big holiday to celebrate with fireworks is only 7 weeks away, Memorial Day. Cities and towns across the USA kick off this summer spectacular with fireworks displays for all to enjoy, but how to find them?
Besides local media such as television and radio sources, the internet is the best resource (thanks Al Gore!) we recommend a website such as this to find fireworks in your area
Many new items such as the Patriot Assortment pictured below are arriving soon! This item has 4 different cakes. An all blue, all white, all red and all crackle cake. Perfect for making your own backyard July 4th Fireworks Displays.
Other new items include The Fruit Punch Assortment from MadOX Fireworks. This assortment features out of this world fruity colors, like Banana Yellow, Blueberry Blue, Tangerine Orange, and Grape Purple! Colors like you have never seen before in consumer fireworks!
Fireworks friendly States, GA and PA both have bills pushing to change the fireworks friendliness of their laws. GA is looking to further restrict their recent legalization, by cutting back on “legal” times fireworks can be shot and by giving local governments more control on legality. The current law allowing fireworks to be set off until 2 a.m. around the New Year’s Day and the Fourth of July holidays would be revised to set a midnight fireworks curfew July 3-4 and Jan. 1. Georgians would be allowed to set off fireworks on New Year’s Eve until 1 a.m. Jan. 1. And, the midnight fireworks cutoff time for the rest of the year would be moved up to 10 p.m. Any times outside those specifically mentioned in the bill would be handled by local authorities.
Another tragic firework factory explosion in China just before the Chinese New Year. Ten people were reported killed and seven injured in an explosion in another firework factory explosion in China just weeks ahead of the Chinese New Year, authorities said.
The Tongxu county government in Henan province said the cause of the blast was not immediately clear and was under investigation.
China is less than a month away from new year celebrations, when holiday revelers set off fireworks. There are frequent fireworks-related incidents at factories in the weeks leading to the holiday, as China generally has a poor record in workplace safety.
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