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We guarantee that as long as you are over 18 and have not been convicted of a felony or assault, any pepper spray you purchase here is legal to ship to, process, and use in the state of New York.
FROM New York State Penal Law Exemption of Weapons Law §265. Sale of "self-defense spray device" Section §265.20
14.Possession in accordance with the provisions of this paragraph of a self-defense spray device as defined herein for the protection of a person or property and use of such self-defense spray device under circumstances which would justify the use of physical force pursuant to article thirty-five of this chapter.
(a) As used in this section "self-defense spray device" shall mean a pocket sized spray device which contains and releases a chemical or organic substance which is intended to produce temporary physical discomfort or disability through being vaporized or otherwise dispensed in the air or any like device containing pepper or similar disabling agent.
(b) The exemption under this paragraph shall not apply to a person who:
(i) is less than eighteen years of age; or
(ii) has been previously convicted in this state of a felony or any assault; or
(iii) has been convicted of a crime outside the state of New York which if committed in New York would constitute a felony or any assault crime.
Please note: Our guarantee applies to legality at the state level. Please check with your local city or county for any additional possible restrictions.