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West Virginia Firework Laws

CHARLESTON, W.Va. 

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 west virginia firework laws 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.

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Fireworks friendly States, GA and PA looking to make changes.

Fireworks friendly States, GA and PA

Legal Fireworks:  Fireworks friendly States, GA and PA

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.

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Some Fireworks Now Legal In New York State!!

cuomo-fireworksAround fireworks circles, New York State was always considered to be the last state that would consider legalizing fireworks.  Some said fireworks would be legal in New York when pigs fly!   Well watch for flying pigs because Governor Andrew Cuomo has just signed a bill into law late Friday that will make small novelty fireworks, including sparklers into legal on June 1st 2015.

The law does not allow any fireworks in New York City.  However, outside the city, sales of fireworks will be allowed from June 1 through July 5 and then again from Dec. 26 through Jan. 2 of each year.

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New Georgia Fireworks Law – Fireworks Sales Now Legal In Georgia

New Georgia Fireworks Law 2015US Fireworks can now ship all fireworks to Georgia!    House Bill 110 legalized the sale of consumer fireworks in Georgia so US Fireworks can now ship all products found on our website to GA.

Governor Nathan Deal signed the bill legalizing the sale of fireworks in Georgia.  The new Georgia Fireworks Law makes all fireworks legal.   The bill was sponsored by Representative Jay Roberts, R-Ocilla.   It looked like it was dead at the end of the legislative session. But Senator Tyler Harper, R-Ocilla, revived the bill and made several changes that satisfied opponents.   The bill was then singed into law.

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Incredible video of Drone flying through Fireworks!

Check out this absolutely amazing footage of a quadacopter being flown through fireworks.

I have to admit that the video is more dramatic than I expected.   It’s so beautiful and perfect that I would almost think it was CGI if I did not see the whole video. Enjoy!

In case you are getting the idea to try this yourself, the authorities have already started to issues warnings.  Forbes magazine has a story with the headline “Flying A Drone Through Fireworks May Land You In Prison

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Fireworks ban due to a disaster declaration!!

We want to hear your opinion!!!   Is the fireworks ban an over-reaction or the right thing to do?

Fireworks vendors only get to sell for a few weeks each year, will these bans put them out of business forever?

Should fireworks vendors be compensated by the county for loss of their livelihood?

We want to hear from you!!  PLEASE COMMENT!

 

 

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Dogs and Fireworks

Dogs & Fireworks – Top 10 July 4th Tips for Owners
Dogs can be fearful of fireworks and other loud noises but here are some tips to help with their anxiety.

1.) Make a party of it! Ignore any fearful behavior and do not try to comfort your pet. The animal will pick up on your anxiety and this may make the problem worse. Pampering a pet that appears frightened can reward and encourage this behavior. Instead turn it into a party and your pet will follow your lead! However, fireworks are dangerous so never let your dog get too near a lit fireworks. Keep them a safe distance at all times, as with all of your party guests.

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Kentucky Fireworks Law! – Pro fireworks law passes

Congratulations on the newly passed Kentucky Fireworks Law!
Kentucky Fireworks LawSenate has passed house bill 333 with a WHOPPING 30-4 vote! Add Kentucky to the list of states one step closer to getting some freedom back! As a side note we have been watching Arizona fireworks since they opened up to safe n sane last December, sales have been “Explosive” and incidents few…other than a few small fires things have gone relatively well.

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USA leads world in fireworks safety

“Two men Killed by fireworks” “Hundreds Injured by fireworks”
“Massive fireworks fire guts 5 star hotel” “Year of the Rabbit starts with disaster”

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More states move to legalize fireworks

Good news in the USA!
It’s looking better and better for firework enthusiasts in more states as legislators are pushing bills to legalize fireworks, at least at some level! Fireworks are responsible for some of the fondest memories for many of us from our youth, and today in the United States millions of Americans do not have the freedom to even light a sparkler to celebrate our Nations Birthday, much less fireworks for a wedding, birthday party, graduation or any other celebration…robbing them of some of the memories we take for granted in MOST states.
In the USA New Years eve and Memorial day are second and third behind the 4th of July in holidays celebrated with fireworks, and they are becoming more and more and more popular at weddings, graduations and retirement parties. Organizations like the National Council on Fireworks Safety and the National Fireworks Association are working hard to make sure fireworks are given a fair rap and fighting for re legalization of what once all states were free to enjoy.
Im most recent times Indiana firework lovers were given back full statewide use of aerial fireworks, and business is booming as well as the states tax benefits. Arizona is the most recent to follow the trend, with safe n sane fireworks becoming legal for sale again as of December 1st 2010. I talked to friends in Arizona that said “It was just a good feeling to drive through town and see the tents, it felt like something had been given back to us”
As of this writing, Massachusetts, Maine and Rhode Island are all considering legalization at some level, even if only safe n sane it’s a good start! Even NY has a group working to get a bill on the table. With our low cost firework delivery service we’re certainly rooting for the day when every US citizen has the choice to once again smell the smoke! If your one of the fortunate ones living in one of the many legal states we hope you’ll browse our site and consider a purchase so we can continue to support the organizations fighting for legalization in every state…the way it used to be as depicted in the image below from the Saturday evening post in the 1950’s
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