Where is CBD Legal?

Where is CBD Legal?

CBD is legal in virtually every state in the United States with 3 exceptions. The 3 states where CBD products are highly regulated in Idaho, Nebraska, and South Dakota.  

Is CBD Legal in My State?

CBD is legal in: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Some states do have restrictions on what products can contain CBD.  Restrictions include the types of CBD, and from which plants it is derived from, so check with your local regulations to ensure you’re following the law. 

States With Strict CBD Restrictions

At the time of this article’s creation 3 states are restrictive when it comes to CBD law. Each of these states of certain nuances when it comes to CBD legislation. Read more about these states below. 


CBD is legal under very specific circumstances.  Cannabidiol is legal in Idaho if it contains 0% THC and is extracted from hemp.  This means in Idaho CBD Isolate and CBD broad spectrum would be legal.  Whereas Full Spectrum CBD has the federally legal level of THC (0.3%) and is illegal in the state of Idaho.


Nebraska is likely the state with the most restrictive CBD laws in the nation.  Marijuana derived CBD is absolutely illegal in this state, along with recreational and medical marijuana. On the 30th of May 2019 Nebraska signed into law legislation which allows for industrial hemp derived CBD.  While industrial hemp derived CBD is legal, it must be from Nebraska state regulated sources.  Non-regulated sources of CBD are considered illegal and considered possession of a controlled substance.

South Dakota

South Dakota up until March 27th 2020 had no laws allowing for any CBD of any kind.  The new law is still more restrictive than most other states in the United States, but does allow for CBD to be cultivated, processed and sold as long as it contains less than 0.3% THC by weight.  There are also restrictions on hemp derived CBD as it may not be inhaled or smoked.

Want CBD Legislation To Change?

If you live in a state that has limited access to CBD, or absurd laws regarding it, let your representatives know!  Our system of government is by the people for the people.  But the people need to make sure their voices are heard.  Find your representative here, and help shape the course of history.


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