Every country has some strange laws, but this list of the most bizarre forbidden things from all around the world will amaze you.
1. Germany: Unisex Names
2. Cuba: Incandescent Light Bulbs
In order to save power, it’s forbidden to waste electricity on the bulbs that require more power.
3. Bhutan: Tobacco
4. New Zealand: Turning Right on a Red Light
5. France: Ketchup
From 2011, ketchup is banned from school cafeterias in France because it’s considered a degradation of French cuisine.
6. Saudi Arabia: Valentine’s Day
7. Sweden: Advertising to Children
Children under the age of 12 can be easily brainwashed because they can’t tell the difference between amusing programs and adverts. That’s why in Sweden you can not interfere with shows designed especially for them.
8. Russia: Ractopamine
9. China: Avatar in 2D
10. Iceland: Strip Clubs
Feminist organizations won a huge battle in 2011 and made strip clubs illegal for employers to gain profit.
11. Canada: Baby Walkers
12. Bangladesh: Plastic Bags
It was very eco-friendly to ban plastic bags in grocery stores. The governments of Italy and South Africa also made them illegal.
13. Singapore: Gum
14. China: Time Travel
15. Iran: Ponytails on Men
The Iranian government issued a list of appropriate male hairstyles in 2010, which prohibited ponytails, mullets, and hair that was too spiky.