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    Maryland Democratic lawmakers to follow other states in fining residents who release

    Maryland Democratic lawmakers to follow other states in fining residents who release helium balloons.....

    The Democrat-controlled Maryland legislature has passed a bill to fine residents $100 for intentionally releasing balloons into the atmosphere, following several other states also attempting to reduce littering and non-biodegradable trash through penalties.


    The bill now goes to Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, who has yet to publicly say whether he’ll sign the measure.


    The bill also requires a person fined with releasing a helium balloon into the atmosphere to watch an information video or perform community service.


    The Balloon Council, a national balloon trade group, supports efforts to prevent balloon releases, but argues that balloon release bans are not the answer......snip~


    Maryland Democratic lawmakers to follow other states in fining residents who release helium balloons | Just The News
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    What goes up, must come down, I've heard of animals dying due to swallowing the deflated balloons or, from getting tangled up in the strings.

    I think it's a good idea.

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    Because we have an obvious Balloon Crisis not a BLM/ANTIFA Crisis or Massive Border Crisis...............

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    Seems like a good idea. What purpose does adding more crap to our environment make?


    https://theconversation.com/balloon-...ap-them-129321
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    How do you track down the balloon criminals?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    How do you track down the balloon criminals?
    Snitches.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    How do you track down the balloon criminals?

    Fingerprints? Maybe they had to fill out a "balloon responsibility " form? LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter1469 View Post
    How do you track down the balloon criminals?
    Karens.
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    I guess they could outlaw the helium ones.

    I'm looking at it from an animal lover point of view.....I've seen pictures of what those released balloons can do.

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