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It’s now much easier for rental tenants in Victoria to have pets

Victoria has enacted new laws that let renters keep a pet in their rental property if they have written consent. Tenants will have to fill out a consent form on the Consumer Affairs Victoria website. But if a landlord rejects the application, it’s up to them to take it to […]
It’s now much easier for rental tenants in Victoria to have pets
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15 weird US laws you may be surprised to know exist

Some laws were written decades ago, and are more hysterical than intimidating. Others are relatively new, but still just as strange. From making sure cheese is “highly pleasing” to only allowing fried chicken to be eaten with your fingers, these US laws exist but are hard or impossible to enforce. […]
15 weird US laws you may be surprised to know exist
Lifestyle

Cheating on your partner in Oklahoma could land you in jail for five years. In these 6 other US states, infidelity could also get you in legal trouble.

The emotional and mental effects of cheating can create tension or even end a relationship or marriage. In some places around the world, cheating also has legal consequences like monetary fines and jail time. Here are the U.S. states with cheating-related laws. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more. Cheating on a […]
Cheating on your partner in Oklahoma could land you in jail for five years. In these 6 other US states, infidelity could also get you in legal trouble.
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The most bizarre driving laws around the world

Countries around the world have many driving laws that differ from the US – sometimes with specifications that may baffle foreigners. From being fined for eating while driving to remember which days of the week you can legally drive, here are 14 of the most unusual driving laws around the […]
The most bizarre driving laws around the world
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The weirdest driving law in every state

Every state, even every city, has different laws. In Alamosa, Colorado, throwing missiles at cars is illegal. In Washington, it’s unlawful to hug someone while driving. New drivers learn the rules of the road in driver’s education courses. But there are some laws about traffic, car ownership, road signs, and […]
The weirdest driving law in every state
US

The racist origins of marijuana prohibition

The legal status of cannabis has been in question in the U.S. since people starting regularly smoking it in the early 1900s. The debate continues today, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions taking a firm stance against legalization and insisting that federal prohibition laws be enforced, even where states have made […]
The racist origins of marijuana prohibition
Markets

The most ridiculous law in every state

There are plenty of urban legends and fake state laws circulating around the internet. However, these weird or outlandish laws are actually on the books, whether they’re enforced or not. It’s illegal to carry away or collect seaweed at night in New Hampshire. In Alaska, a person cannot get drunk […]
The most ridiculous law in every state