Not Allowed: The Nation’s Most Outrageous Bans

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  • 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 Twerking
  • No Easter
  • No Happy Meal Toys
  • No Super-Sized Sugary Drinks
  • No Selling Pets
  • No Saggy Pants on the Boardwalk

No Light Bulbs

Light bulbs may have been one of Thomas Edison’s greatest inventions, but unfortunately the 21st century calls for a new and improved bulb. In efforts to conserve energy, Congress passed a law in 2007 that phases out traditional incandescent bulbs over a number of years.

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