Not Allowed: The Nation’s Most Outrageous Bans

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  • No Twerking
  • No Easter
  • No Happy Meal Toys
  • No Super-Sized Sugary Drinks
  • No Selling Pets
  • No Saggy Pants on the Boardwalk
  • No Feeding the Homeless
  • No Lemonade Stands
  • No Light Bulbs
  • No Twerking at Hampton University
  • No Regular Flow Toilets
  • No Collecting Rainwater
  • No Smoking Outdoors
  • No Trash-Filled Cars
  • No Hoodies

No Happy Meal Toys

Kids may love McDonald’s French fries, but it’s often the Happy Meal toys they are really after. In 2011, kids in San Francisco expecting a surprise in their Happy Meal had to settle for just the meal, unless the food met San Francisco's strict nutritional standards. The ban is still in place today.

 

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