PEPPER SPRAY LAWS
PEPPER SPRAYS ARE REGULATED ON A STATE TO STATE BASIS, DEPENDING ON THE STRENGTH AND/OR SIZE OF THE PRODUCT. THEREFORE, EACH PEPPER SPRAY PRODUCT HAS THE "RESTRICTED STATES" ON THE PRODUCT DESCRIPTION PAGE. PLEASE REVIEW THAT DETAIL TO ENSURE THE PRODUCT YOU DESIRE IS NOT RESTRICTED IN YOUR STATE.
PEPPER SPRAYS ARE ALLOWED IN CHECKED BAGGAGE AT AIRPORTS, BUT NOT IN CARRY-ON BAGS (per TSA.GOV). Confirm the state or country you're entering permits the item.
TASER / STUN GUN LAWS
A STUN GUN/TASERS ARE PERMITTED IN CHECKED BAGGAGE AT AIRPORTS, BUT ARE NOT PERMITTED IN CARRY-ON BAGS (per TSA.GOV). Confirm that the state or country you're entering permits the item.
PENAL CODES AFFECTING TASERS / STUN GUNS
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:Illegal
Hawaii State Law. Rev. Stats. Title 10, Chapter 134. Firearms, Ammunition and Dangerous Weapons. Part 1. General Regulations. Chapter 134-1 Definitions.
"Electric gun" means any portable device that is electrically operated to project a missile or electromotive force.
Chapter 134-16 Restriction on possession, sale, gift or delivery of electric guns.
(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, including a licensed manufacturer, licensed importer or licensed dealer, to possess, offer for sale, hold for sale, sell, give, lend or deliver any electric gun.
(b) Any electric gun in violation of subsection (a) shall be confiscated and disposed of by the chief of police.
SUMMARY: Possession and sales of Stunning Devices are banned in Hawaii.
1. In order to possess a Taser or stun gun, an individual must have a valid FOID card, as is currently required for firearms.
2. Sellers of Taser or stun guns must check the buyers FOID card and keep the record of sale for ten years, the same requirements for firearms sales.
3. When a licensed firearms dealer sells a Taser or stun gun, they must request a background check of the buyer.
4. The 24-hour waiting period required for long guns, shotguns, and rifles, will also apply to taser and stun gun purchases.
Tasers are subject to different laws than stun guns; Tasers subject to requirement of handgun license (35-47-8-4).
Massachusetts State Law. Ann. Laws of Massachusetts. Chapter 140. Sale of Firearms. Section 131J: Sale or possession of electrical weapons; penalties. Section 131J. No person shall sell, offer for sale or possess a portable device or weapon from which an electric current, impulse, wave or beam may be directed, which current, impulse, wave or beam is designed to incapacitate temporarily, injure or kill. Whoever violates this provision of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred nor more than one thousand dollars or by imprisonment for not less than six months nor more than two years in a jail or house of correction, or both.
SUMMARY: Possession and sales of Stunning Devices are banned in Massachusetts.