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FIREWORKS
Fireworks
All regulations regarding the sale, purchase and display of fireworks in the State of Oregon are strictly enforced.  Contact the Office of State Fire Marshal for information regarding requirements for purchase, sale and display. 
 
Remember, just because you buy the fireworks in a neighboring state does not mean they are legal in Oregon.  If you are going to purchase your fireworks in the State of Washington, for example, display them in Washington.  Laws differ from state to state.
 
Legal fireworks purchased in Oregon that are modified in any manner are no longer legal.  Contact the Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office for information regarding receiving a Certificate of Possession and other safety requirements.
 
Illegally manufactured explosive devices are frequently referred to as "fireworks" because they look like large firecrackers.  Manufacture, sale, possession or use of these or other items that contain two or mare grains of pyrotechnic charge without complying with Chapter 10, Title 18 of the United States Code are illegal.  M-80's contain 4.25 grams of explosive and are illegal in the State of Oregon.  Therefore, you do have a violation of law and the persons can be charged with Possession of Illegal Fireworks.  Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 480.1 10 through 480.165 and Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) Chapter 837, Division 12, provide the basic framework for fireworks regulation and enforcement, including civil penalty.  ORS 480.120(1) covers the sales and possession of fireworks, which is a Class B misdemeanor.