19 Things That Are Now Illegal Across The U.S.
by N/A, 8 years ago | 3 min read| 385
Things are starting to change all around the U.S. Here are a few new laws you may need to know during 2015.
1. Old computers, television and video game consoles must be recycled in New York.
2. The number of untested rape kits much be disclosed by law enforcement agencies in Louisiana.
The number will become public information on January 1, 2015.
3. Distributing "revenge porn" in California is now illegal.
4. Students in Nevada who skip school too often can be denied a driver's license.
5. The sale of large quantities of cold medicine is being regulated in Michigan to control meth production.
6. Teens in Louisiana can now register to vote.
They can register at age 16 and 17, but can't cast a ballot until age 18.
7. Leaf Blowers that use gasoline are banned in California due to the high amount of pollution they cause.
8. Cities in Utah can no longer ban certain dog breeds.
9. As of February, it's illegal to take photos with lions, tigers and other big cats.
10. A new law in Iowa has been enforced to help end human trafficking. Pimps will be fined $1000.
11. Smoking in Louisiana is banned within 25 feet of a state building.
12. California farmers are no longer allowed to confine their chickens to cages.
13. People in Massachusetts can now have wine shipped to them from out-of-state wineries.
14. Minimum wage in Arkansas, Florida, Ohio, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut has gone up.
15. Homeowners in Oregon are required to inform potential buyers if the home was once a meth lab.
16. California colleges have enacted a "Yes Means Yes" law that requires "an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity.â€
17. Undocumented immigrants in California can now get driver's licenses.
18. E-cigarettes in Illinois must be sold behind the counter.
19. Epilepsy has been added to the list of illnesses that can be treated with medical marijuana in Illinois.
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