Is CBD Legal in Your State?

Click a state on the map below to see legal status, recent news, and more.

  •  Legal
  •  Clinical Trials Only
  •  Conditional/In Progress
  •  Illegal

Alabamba

Status

LEGAL FOR CLINICAL TRIALS
Legal since 2014 for epilepsy and clinical trials.

News

Recent survey suggests over 63% of Alabama residents support recreational marijuana: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/11/jeff-sessions-home-state-of-alabama-supports-legal-weed-survey-commentary.html

Alaska

Status

CONDITIONAL
Legal in the state when derived from hemp plant.

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Arizona

Status

CONDITIONAL
Legal and available in health stores across the state when derived from hemp. Illegal when derived from marijuana plant.

News

Legislation that loosens recreational restrictions may be on the table soon: https://www.azcentral.com/story/opinion/op-ed/2018/03/04/why-recreational-marijuana-has-shot-arizona/374213002/

California

Status

LEGAL
CBD oil is legal in California, with new potential ideas and frontiers being explored, including CBD cocktails.

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Connecticut

Status

QUESTIONABLE
The state’s CBD status is listed as “complicated” by attorneys, though CBD products are available throughout the state, providing they are derived from hemp plants.

Delaware

Status

CONDITIONAL
Under Rylie’s Law, passed in 2015, Delaware registered residents can purchase CBD products for qualifying medical disorders and conditions from medical marijuana dispensaries within the state. Recreational CBD use is still banned by the DEA.

Florida

Status

CONDITIONAL
CBD oil can be used – under law – by patients in the medical marijuana program if it is derived from the marijuana plant. If derived from the hemp plant, the law is less clear and falls under federal guidelines.

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Georgia

Status

CONDITIONAL
Legal when derived from marijuana plants for specific medical conditions, providing it contains less than 5% THC. Legal when derived from hemp plants.

Hawaii

Status

CONDITIONAL
Legal when derived from hemp plants. Illegal when derived from marijuana plants except for specific medical conditions.

Idaho

Status

IN PROGRESS
Illegal when derived from marijuana plant. Multiple legislation attempts have failed.

Illinois

Status

CONDITIONAL
When derived from hemp plants: legal. Only legal when derived from marijuana plants for registered patients with qualifying conditions.

Iowa

Status

CONDITIONAL
Illegal when derived from marijuana plants except for registered epileptic patients, providing it contains less than 3% THC. Legal when derived from hemp plants.

Kansas

Status

CONDITIONAL
Illegal when derived from marijuana plant. Legal only when containing 0% THC.

Kentucky

Status

CONDITIONAL
Only legal when derived from marijuana plant for patients in clinical trials. Legal when derived from hemp plant.

Maine

Status

CONDITIONAL
Legal when derived from marijuana plant for registered medical marijuana patients. Legal for everyone when derived from hemp plant.

Maryland

Status

CONDITIONAL
Illegal for recreational use when derived from marijuana plant. Legal when derived from hemp plant.

Minnesota

Status

CONDITIONAL
Legal when derived from marijuana for only registered patients. Legal when derived from hemp.

Mississippi

Status

CONDITIONAL
Legal when derived from marijuana plant only for medical research and patients with a qualifying, intractable epilepsy diagnosis. Legal when derived from hemp plant.

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Montana

Status

CONDITIONAL
Legal for patients with specific conditions when derived from marijuana plant. Legal for all when derived from hemp.

Nevada

Status

LEGAL
Fully legal for adults 21 and over. Legal for minors with qualifying marijuana cards for specific conditions.

News

Official website: http://marijuana.nv.gov/

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North Carolina

Status

CONDITIONAL
Legal when derived from marijuana plant when containing less than .3% THC and over 10% CBD when prescribed by neurologist for epileptic patients only. Legal when derived from hemp.

Oregon

Status

LEGAL
Fully legal. Limits are coming as to how it can be advertised and marketed, however.

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Pennsylvania

Status

CONDITIONAL
CBD derived from marijuana is legal only for patients with 17 qualifying conditions. CBD derived from hemp is considered legal.

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Washington

Status

LEGAL
Legal for adults and qualifying minors.

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Washington D.C.

Status

CONDITIONAL
Hemp-based CBD is widely considered legal for adults in Washington D.C.

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Wisconsin

Status

CONDITIONAL
Marijuana-derived CBD is legal for qualifying epileptic patients. Hemp-based CBD is considered questionable.

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