State-to-State CBD & THC Laws

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Which CBD products are legal in which state?

Updated as of August 2022

CBD (cannabidiol) is a compound derived from the cannabis plant. Cannabis is no longer federally illegal, as of 2018. The 2018 Farm Bill, removed hemp from the definition of marijuana. The FDA legal definition of CBD is: “Cannabis derivatives [with] no more than 0.3% THC by dry weight, including cannabinoids such as CBD,[ and as such are legal.” So what’s the problem? THC is the compound in question, and laws around the THC differ from state to state. But Congress is working on decriminalizing Marijuana Nationwide.

Thus, it’s important to know what is legal, where, and whether or not you can take it with you when you travel. But have you ever tired reading legal documents? Reading and understanding government laws is no easy task. And not every website that boasts information on all fifty states has been updated recently. Learn how to read legal jargon here. We’ve pulled together a few reliable sources.

  • NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
  • Marijuana Moment, Edited by Tom Angell, a 20+ year veteran of the legalization movement.
  • FindLaw.com, a website with free, up-to-date, and easily understandable legal information and tools.
  • National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
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What is Delta 8?

The buzz in 2022 is all about the hemp-derived Delta- 8, also known as Delta-8 tetrahydrocannabinol. Yes, it contains a compound similar to Delta-9 most commonly known as THC. THC is a regulated and banned substance in cannabis products. Like THC, Delta-8 has psychoactive effects like euphoria and other commonly known “high” feelings. However, the “buzz” or “high” is nowhere near the same as with marijuana or illegal THC levels which exceed .3%. For more specific information on what Delta-8 is, click here. Why is this legal in some states and not in others? Because the Farm Bill of 2018 redefined cannabis and separated hemp from marijuana, anything hemp-derived is legal unless otherwise stated by individual state laws. 

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CBD & Medical Marijuana Laws by State

*Updated April 2022

StateCBDRecreational Marijuana (THC)Medical MarijuanaDelta 8*
AlabamaLegalNoYes, for Alabama residents Yes
AlaskaLegalYesYes for Alaskan residentsNo
ArizonaLegalYESLegalNo
ArkansasLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
NOYesYes
CaliforniaLegalYESYes for California residentsYes with restrictions
ColoradoLegalYESYes for Colorado residentsSurprisingly NO
ConnecticutLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
YESWith RestrictionsNo
DelawareLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
Almost, the legislature passed but was vetoed by GovernorFor Deleware-approved conditionsNo
FloridaLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
NOYes for Florida residentsYes
GeorgiaLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
NoSort of, only with .3%THC or lessNo
GuamLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
YesYesYes
HawaiiLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
NOYes for Hawaii residentsYes
IdahoLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
Not A ChanceNo WayNope—Time to Move
Illinois LegalYESYes for Illinois residentsYes
IndianaLegalNopeSort of, only with .3%THC or lessYes
IowaLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
NopeYesNo
KansasLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
NopeNoSort of, only with .3%THC or less
KentuckyLegalNopeSort of, only with .3%THC or lessYes
LousianaYES YESYes for Lousiana residentsYES
MaineLegalLegalYes for Maine residentsYes
MarylandLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
Starting in July 2023Yes for Maryland residentsNo
Massachusettes YESYESYes for Massachusettes residentsNo
MichiganYESYESYESNo
Minnesota Legal
(only with .3%THC or less)
NopeYes for Minnesota residentsYes, with strict THC limitiations
MississippiLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
Not YetYesNOPE
MissouriLegalNot Yet, but pushing to be on the ballotLegalYes
MontanaLegalLegalYes for Montana residentsNope
NebraskaLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
NopeNOPE, nothing, zilch; maybe you should move? Yes, by Federal technicality
NevadaLegalLegalLegalNo
New HampshireLegal AlmostLegalYes
New JerseyLegalLegalLegalYes
New MexicoLegalLegalLegalYes
New YorkLegalLegalLegalNo
North CarolinaLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
Nothing but HempNot yet, passed in Senate waiting in HouseYes
North DakotaLegalNopeLegalNo
Northern Mariana IslandsYESYESYesYes
OhioLegalNoLegalYes
OklahomaLegalWith RestrictionsLegalYes
OregonLegalLegalLegalYes for 21 and older
PennsylvaniaLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
AlmostWith RestrictionsYes
Puerto RicoYesNoYesYes
Rhode IslandLegalComing soonWith RestrictionsNo
South DakotaLegalLegalLegalYes for 21 and older
South CarolinaLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
YesNope, passed in Senate waiting in HouseYes
TennesseeLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
NOPESort of, only with .3%THC or lessNO
TexasLegalSuper NopeSort of, only with .3%THC or lessNo
US Virgin IslandsYesNoYesSort of, only with .3%THC or less
UtahLegalOf Course NotLegalNo
VermontLegalLegalLegalNo
VirginiaLegalLegalLegalNo
WashingtonLegalLegalLegalNo
West VirginiaLegalNopeLegalYes
WisconsinLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
Double NopeSort of, only with .3%THC or lessYes, only with .3% THC
WyomingLegal
(only with .3%THC or less)
Not YetNoYes
Washington D.C.LegalLegalLegalUnclear, but possibly

Know Your Rights

CBD with less than .3% THC is legal nationwide, on the other hand, THC is not. Even though Congress is working to change the status of THC, some jobs still restrict it and continue to do so for the safety of the public even after it is legalized completely. To keep your job, check with your Human Resource department before taking anything with THC. And be smart, check before you start. Take it from Rob, messing with CBD & THC laws are no joke. Thankfully laws of drastically changed since his possession arrest in 2006. 

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