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A person must get a referral from a licensed physician if he or she wishes to see a hypnotist unless the desired procedure is to quit smoking or lose weight.

IC 25-20.5-1-23

Sec. 23. (a) Except as provided in section 1 of this chapter, an individual who is certified under this article may not treat or perform a procedure on an individual for a medical, dental, or psychological problem without a [...]

Residents are not allowed to eat their own severed body parts on Fridays.

Young girls are not allowed to ride bicyles to school for fear that they will show a flash of white panties to passing men.

The singing of any Bob Dylan song in a public place is a criminal offense.

Oral sex is illegal.

Waitresses may not carry drinks into a restaurant or bar.

IC 7.1-5-8-6 Taking liquor into restaurants prohibited

Sec. 6. Taking Liquor Into Restaurant Prohibited. It is a Class C misdemeanor for a person to knowingly carry liquor into a restaurant or place of public entertainment for the purpose of consuming it, displaying it, or selling, furnishing, or giving it away to another person on the [...]

It is against the law to pass a horse on the street.

You are not allowed to carry a cocktail from the bar to a table. The waiter or waitress has to do it.

No one may throw an ottoman across the street at their neighbor.

Sec. 54-61. Throwing objects across streets, alleys, sidewalks and other public places.

It shall be unlawful for any person to throw any snowball, stone or other hard substance, or any other missile along, across or over any street, alley, sidewalk or other public place within the limits of the city.

(Code 1974, S 18-2)

No one may spit on the sidewalk.

It is illegal to make a monkey smoke a cigarette.

No person may collect rags on Sunday.

Sec. 401-103. Rag and paper collecting. No person shall engage in the occupation of paper or rag collecting or general junking on foot, or by handcart, automobile or other vehicle, before the hour of 7:30 a.m. or after the hour of 5:30 p.m., except in the area of the city bounded on the north by [...]

One may only throw a stone at a bird in self-defense.

Sec. 403-4. Throwing stones or other missiles. It shall be unlawful for any person to throw any stone or other missile at any bird or any animal, except in self-defense, or to throw a stone or other missile on or across any street, alley or public place of the city. (Code 1975, § 20-6)

It is illegal to ride a horse in excess of ten miles per hour.

Sec. 441-105. Effect of this chapter on horses and other animals. No horse or other animal, either driven or ridden, shall be left unattended, unhitched or insecurely fastened upon any street or public place, or hitched or left at any place when and where the parking of motor vehicles is prohibited and, when so left, [...]

Within four hours of eating garlic, a person may not enter a movie house, theater, or ride a public streetcar.

All black cats to wear bells on Friday the 13th.

You may not sell or play on a radio broadcast, the record “It`s In the Book”.

While driving on Main Street you may not have your lights on.

It is illegal for barbers to threaten to cut off kid’s ears.

It is forbidden to eat watermelon in the park.

It is illegal to bike, roller-skate, skateboard, or inline skate in a commercially zoned area. For these offenses, there is a fine of no more than $5 or the impounding of one’s bicycle for a period not to exceed 30 days.

Baths may not be taken between the months of October and March.

It is illegal to sell laughing gas with the intent to induce laughter.

A person must get a referral from a licensed physician if he or she wishes to see a hypnotist unless the desired procedure is to quit smoking or lose weight.

One may not sniff glue.

IC 35-46-6-2

Sec. 2. A person who, with intent to cause a condition of intoxication, euphoria, excitement, exhilaration, stupefaction, or dulling of the senses, ingests or inhales the fumes of:

(1) model glue; or

(2) a substance that contains:

(A) toluene;

(B) acetone;

(C) benzene;

(D) N-butyl nitrite;

(E) any aliphatic nitrite, unless prescribed by [...]