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A Ban on Fireworks is not a Ban on the Sale of Fireworks

July 4, 2012
A Ban on Fireworks is not a Ban on the Sale of Fireworks Just as firefighters are beginning to control wildfires that have burned through thousands of acres in Colorado, here comes the 4th of July. Open-fire bans on federal and county lands and in some municipalities as well as a statewide ban against setting off fireworks have put the kibosh on a good old-fashioned, incendiary Independence Day celebration.

But, the fireworks stand along Highway 82 between Glenwood Springs and Carbondale, has remained open because the ban does not include selling fireworks; it only bans their use.

KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with the owner of the stand earlier this week and has this report.
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