Pepper Spray Laws


Pepper Spray is legal in all 50 states, if you are over the age of 18 and have not been convicted of a felony or an assault, pepper spray is legal for you to possess in quantities less than 1/2oz. with certain other restrictions in the following states:

State

Legal for Consumer Use/Possession

Alabama

Legal

Alaska

Legal with restrictions: Pepper spray container must be less than 5 oz.

Arizona

Legal

Arkansas

Legal with restrictions: Pepper spray container must be less than 5 oz.

California

Legal with restrictions: Pepper spray container must be less than 2.5 ounces

Colorado

Legal

Connecticut

Legal

Delaware

Legal

District of Columbia

Legal

Florida

Legal with restrictions: Cannot carry a pepper spray container larger than 2 ounces.

Georgia

Legal

Hawaii

Legal with restrictions: Pepper spray container cannot be larger than 1/2 oz. License required.

Idaho

Legal

Illinois

Legal

Indiana

Lega

Iowa

Legal

Kansas

Legal

Kentucky

Legal

Louisiana

Legal

Maine

Legal

Maryland

Legal

Massachusetts

Legal with restrictions: Must be non-felon over 18 to purchase. Legal to carry and use for self-defense. Cannot ship sprays used against humans through the mail to the state. Animal sprays, such as Dog Repellent are legal.

Michigan

Legal with restrictions: Pepper spray container cannot exceed 1.2 oz. Cannot contain more than 18% oleoresin capsicum (OC) or 1.4% MC.

Minnesota

Legal

Mississippi

Legal

Missouri

Legal

Montana

Legal

 Nebraska

Legal

Nevada

Legal with restrictions: 2 oz container limit on CS tear gas, pepper spray is exempt.

New Hampshire

Legal

New Jersey

Legal with restrictions: Must be non-felon over 18 to purchase. Not legal to over 3/4 fluid ounce of spray.

New Mexico

Legal

New York

With restrictions: Must be non-felon over 18 to purchase. Legal to carry and use for self-defense. Cannot ship sprays used against humans through the mail to the state. Animal sprays, such as Dog Repellent are legal.

North Carolina

Legal with restrictions: When carrying for protection against people, container cannot be larger than 5 ounces.

North Dakota

Legal

Ohio

Legal

Oklahoma

Legal

Oregon

Legal

Pennsylvania

Legal

Rhode Island

Legal

South Carolina

Legal

South Dakota

Legal

Tennessee

Legal

Texas

Legal

Utah

Legal

Vermont

Legal

Virginia

Legal

Washington

Legal. Can carry pepper spray starting at age 14 with parent permission.

West Virginia

Legal

Wisconsin

Legal with restrictions: Pepper spray container cannot exceed 2 oz. Spray cannot contain more than 10% OC (oleoresin capsicum) or 1.2% MC.

Wyoming

Legal


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