5 Weird Laws In The US State Of Wisconsin

Did you know that Wisconsin banned the sale and use of margarine from 1895 to 1967? Moreover, despite a 2011 effort to remove them, some notorious margarine-related restrictions remain in Wisconsin It is illegal for a restaurant to serve margarine as a butter substitute unless specifically requested. The law also  prohibits servers from providing margarine to schoolchildren, prisoners, and hospital patients unless a doctor has ordered otherwise.

Under Wisconsin Statutes Section 146.085, the “owner or manager of any public building” may not allow “an admission fee to be charged for the use of any toilet compartment.”

The state has expressly forbidden any Wisconsin business to operation on Eastern, Mountain, or Pacific Time and violators may incur a fine between $25 and $500 (as well as 10 to 30 days in prison).

You cannot throw a snow ball fight! No person shall throw or shoot any object, arrow, stone, snowball or other missile or projectile, by hand or by any other means, at any other person or at, in or into any building, street, sidewalk, alley, highway, park, playground or other public place within the city.

Sheboygan City Code states that “no persons shall, with purpose or intent, sprinkle their property in any manner to the distress or annoyance of others.” Go ahead and water your lawn, but make sure your sprinkler doesn’t cause your neighbor “distress or annoyance.”

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