Generally speaking, in many states in the US it is illegal to sell spray paint to anyone under 18, or for anyone under 18 to possess the paint in many states.
It’s a state law, not federal so the laws will vary by state.
In areas of the UK, the age is 16 in most of the research I found.
Two reasons it is limited.
Do you have to be over 18 to buy spray paint?
That’s the case in larger cities; most have laws prohibiting the sale of spray paint to minors — those under the age of 18. In L.A. you must be over 18 to buy spray paint.
Do you have to be 21 to buy spray paint?
Sales to Minors. New York bans sales to anyone under 21. Retailers may require purchasers to show identification proving they’re over 18 in order to purchase spray paint.
Is it illegal to sell spray paint to a minor?
Minors are prohibited from buying such spray paint. It requires retailers selling spray paint to conspicuously post a sign stating, in letters at least 3/8 of an inch high, that defacing property with spray paint is an act of vandalism and punishable with a fine, imprisonment, or both (Cal. Penal Code § 594.1).
Are Sharpies illegal in California?
4. Watch out where you take that Sharpie! Possessing a permanent marker in public is completely illegal according to anti-graffiti laws in all sorts of state laws, including Florida, New York and California.
Can you buy spray paint in California?
It’s Illegal for Minors to Purchase Spray Paint in California. (b) It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of 18 years to purchase etching cream or an aerosol container of paint that is capable of defacing property.
How old do you have to be to buy scissors?
Can I buy a knife? If you are under the age of 18, the simple answer is: NO! In England, Northern Ireland and Wales, if you’re under the age of 18 you’re not allowed to buy: Any knife, knife blade or razor blade.
What is the legal age to buy pods?
By law, people under the age of 18 (or 21 in some areas) should not be able to purchase any tobacco products, including JUUL.
How old do you have to be to buy spray paint in New Mexico?
(Note: City Ordinance 12-4-15 states, “No person other than a parent, guardian or other adult person acting in their place shall sell or otherwise provide aerosol spray paint to any person under the 18 years of age and no person under the age of 18 years shall buy or attempt to buy any aerosol spray paint.”
How old do you have to be to buy spray paint in Texas?
18 years of age
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