Elon Musk’s Flamethrowers are Legal in Canada — But it’s Not that Simple

Elon Musk’s Flamethrowers are Legal in Canada — But it’s Not that Simple

Elon Musk‘s The Boring Company has sold at least 17,000 flamethrowers in less than one week. But the popular product is stirring up legal concerns.

While the product is for sale internationally, the rules surrounding its use are somewhat ambiguous in Canada.

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What is a flamethrower?

A flamethrower is a weapon that sprays fire. The incendiary device can be used as a firearm and cause serious damage and have been used during wars.

Different versions of the products can also be used for agricultural purposes and controlled burning. For example, it can be used to melt ice or snow.

 

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