Weird laws: every state has them. There are plenty of laws that are just plain strange, and Ohio has no shortage. From city laws to state-wide laws that you may not even know about, there are some weird laws in Ohio. Unless you’ve ever asked “is it illegal to hunt for whales in Ohio?”, these are probably not things you’ve ever thought about. Here are a few of our favorite weird laws in Ohio that will leave you both scratching your head in wonder and laughing aloud. Ready for a deep dive into the weird and wonderful law book of the Buckeye State? Let’s go!

Did you know about these weird laws in Ohio? Have ever broken any of them before? Do you know of any other weird laws in Ohio? Share them in the comments – we’d hate to see anyone accidentally breaking the law!

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