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And BOOM Go the Fireworks

July 18, 2014 / in

I have to admit that I became a bit nostalgic when I received the fireworks catalogue a couple months ago in the mail. It took me back to my early teens, flipping through the catalogue wondering what, if anything, my parents would let me buy. At that time, you could not buy fireworks in Michigan, except for sparklers, smoke balls, and other fairly uninteresting items.

Now, thanks to the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act, which became effective January 1, 2012, the once prohibited fireworks are now legal to sell, purchase and use in Michigan. No longer is ordering from magazines required for access to the “good stuff,” as temporary fireworks stands and strip-mall stores are popping up everywhere.  Read more…