The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

December 16, 2013

Wear suspenders and face legal belt

18 laws you need to know before visiting Arizona


For The Daily Item

— 1. It is unlawful to refuse a person a glass of water.

2. Hunting camels is prohibited.

3. Any misdemeanor committed while wearing a red mask is considered a felony.

4. There is a possible 25 years in prison for cutting down a Saguaro cactus.

5. Donkeys cannot sleep in bathtubs.

6. A class 2 misdemeanor occurs if one places a mark upon a flag which is “likely to provoke physical retaliation”. (13-3703).

7. It is illegal to manufacture imitation cocaine.(13-3453).

8. When being attacked by a criminal or burglar, you may only protect yourself with the same weapon that the other person posseses.

9. Globe: Cards may not be played in the street with a Native American.

10. Hayden: If you bother the cottontails or bullfrogs, you will be fined.

11. Maricopa County: No more than six girls may live in any house.

12. Mesa: It is illegal to smoke cigarettes within 15 feet of a public place unless you have a Class 12 liqueur license.

13. Mohave County:  A decree declares that anyone caught stealing soap must wash himself with it until it is all used up.

14. Nogales:  An ordinance prohibits the wearing of suspenders.

15. Prescott: No one is permitted to ride their horse up the stairs of the county court house.

16. Tempe: One must be 18 years old to buy spray paint. Sec. 22-103

17. Tombstone: It is illegal for men and women over the age of 18 to have less than one missing tooth visible when smiling.

18. Tucson - Women may not wear pants.