/ Modified jun 30, 2010 4:32 p.m.

Arizona Fireworks Laws Among Strictest in Nation

Most fireworks are off limits, and a new law allowing sparklers isn’t in effect yet.


Most fireworks are off limits, and a new law allowing sparklers isn’t in effect yet.

Arizona’s fireworks laws make it illegal to sell, buy, possess or detonate fireworks, including bottle rockets and Roman candles, and even sparklers and spinners. Violations are a class 3 misdemeanor. But the laws are changing later this year. Arizonans 16 or older will be able to buy hand-held and ground fireworks like sparklers, glow worms and spinners. But the law isn’t in effect for this Independence Day. The new law doesn’t go into effect until this December.

More information on Arizona’s fireworks laws

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