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St. Louis Pest Control – Weird Bug Laws

I found an article on a friends blog about weird pest laws that are still on the books in states around the country.  Here is a list.

• In California you may not set a mouse trap without a hunting license.
• Los Angeles law forbids hunting moths under a street light.
• Molesting butterflies can result in a $500 fine.
• It is illegal to mistreat rats in Denver.
• Florida law forbids rats to leave the ships docked in Tampa Bay.
• Galesburg: There is a $1,000 dollar fine for beating rats with baseball bats.
• Kirkland: Bees are not allowed to fly over the village or through any of Kirkland’s streets.
• All bees entering Kentucky shall be accompanied by certificates of health, stating that the apiary from which the bees came was free from contagious or infectious disease. -KRS 252.130 (Passed in 1922; Repealed in 1948)
• You may not tie an alligator to a fire hydrant.
• In Maryland thistles may not grow in one’s yard.
• Minnesotans are forbade from teasing skunks.
• According to Ohio law, it’s against the law to kill a housefly within 160 feet of a church without a license.
• Cleveland: It’s illegal to catch mice without a hunting license!
• In La Crosse you cannot “worry a squirrel.”

For the complete article go to www.pestcemetery.com.  For more St. Louis Pest Control related information go to www.bluechipexterminating.com and schedule your first service online.

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