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Dumb Maine Laws

Note: All cited laws are real and currently in effect, and have been verified for authenticity by practicing attorney Nathan Belofsky, Esq., the world's leading authority on strange laws.

  • In the State of Maine, you need a permit to conduct a pig scramble.
  • In Maine, it’s against the law to barter for a bear.
  • In Maine, it’s a crime to place green crabs next to soft-shell crabs.
  • In Maine, it’s illegal to advertise on a rock.
  • In Maine, every ice skater must skate within the limits of their ability.
  • In Maine, it’s a crime to bring a dog into a supermarket.
  • In Maine, it’s illegal to harvest sea cucumbers of over five feet six inches width.
  • In Maine, it’s a crime to shoot a bird as a test of marksmanship.
  • In Maine, no single prize in “Beano” can exceed $400.
  • In Maine, it’s illegal for a boater to put sea urchins and lobsters side by side.
  • In Maine, a hunter who accidently shoots someone must come to their assistance.
  • In Maine, it’s a crime to shoot a moose from an airplane.
  • In Maine, the law allows an assistant to substitute for a Beano player during a bathroom break.

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