Pepper Spray Laws By State


Alaska, Hawaii, Massachussetts, New York, and Puerto Rico



Alaska: State does not allow pepper spray to be carried inside a school unless the person is at least 21 years of age.

Arkansas: Pepper spray container must be less than 5 ounces.

California: Pepper spray container must not exceed 2.49 ounces.

Florida: Restricts the size of pepper spray container to no more than 2 ounces.

Hawaii: No state law regarding the sale or possession of non-lethal spray weapons, but the City and County of Honolulu and the county of Hawaii have possession law except for those people who obtain a permit from that County's chief of police.

Massachusetts: Illegal to ship human formula. Must purchase from a licensed firearms dealer in MA.

Michigan: Pepper spray container may not exceed 1.2 ounces. May not contian more than 18% oleoresin capsicum or OC and 1.4% MC.

Nevada: Cannot carry a container greater than 2 ounces if it contains CS tear gas.

New Jersey: Only containers of 0.75 ounces or less are legal in the state. If you are 18 and a non-felon, it is legal to purchase pepper spray.

New York: Illegal to ship human formula. Must purchase from a licensed firearms dealer in NY.

Wisconsin: Limit of 2 ounces of pepper spray containers. Pepper spray cannot contain more than 10% oleoresin capsicum or OC.



Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

(Legal States: You can carry pepper spray legally as long as you are 18.)

Disclaimer: The above laws reflect the best information we have at this time and may or may not be complete.  In no way should this be used as the final information on the legal status of pepper spray nor is this information intended to take the place of legal counsel or be looked at as being any form of legal advise. Please check with your local authorities to obtain the latest up-to-date information on the legality of pepper spray in your area. It is the responsibility of the end user to check their local and state laws to determine legality.
Always Guarded Boutique is not responsible for the determining legality concerning local laws and restrictions, the buyer is soley responsible for determining the legality of the possession and use of our products in your city and state.