Laws Related to the Retail Sale of Syringes/Needles

Prescription MAY BE REQUIRED based on state of residence. Please see Important Note below.

Please read carefully, Purchasing syringes or needles from AllDiabeticSupply.com, you are asserting that you are over 18 years of age and that you intend to use these syringes or needles for the treatment of diabetes or for another legitimate purpose. It is legal in most of the U.S. to purchase syringes and needles without a prescription. However, you are solely responsible for following the laws in your state. All Diabetic Supplyg reserves the right to refuse any order in the event that filling such order would violate any federal, state, or local law or regulation.

The information presented is not legal advice and categorizing laws in this way is subject to reviewer interpretation; it is not a comprehensive analysis of all the legal provisions that could implicate the legality of access to clean needles and syringes in a given jurisdiction. To view information for each state and the District of Columbia (DC), hover over a state on the map or view the table below. This map provides an assessment of whether a state or DC law exists that allows the retail sale of syringes and needles to PWID

One of three categories is indicated for each jurisdiction:

Yes: State has a law authorizing the retail sale of syringes and needles without a prescription and no direct prohibition on sales to Possession with Intent to Distribute (PWID)

Potentially: State does not have a law prohibiting the retail sales of syringes and needles without a prescription nor a law prohibiting sales specifically to PWID

No: State has a law prohibiting the retail sale of syringes and needles without a prescription or they have a law prohibiting sales specifically to PWID

Alabama Potentially
Alaska Potentially
Arizona Potentially
Arkansas Potentially
California Yes California law allows pharmacies to sell hypodermic needles and syringes to adults age 18 and older without a prescription. Adults anywhere in the state can also possess needles and syringes for personal use if they are provided by a pharmacy, doctor, or by an authorized syringe exchange program. Please visit the following link for complete Patient Information on California Syringe Regulations: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Documents/Patient%20Information%20Sheet_Sharps%20Disposal.pdf

Cal. Bus &. Prof. Code §4142; Cal. Bus &. Prof. Code §4145.5

Colorado Potentially
Connecticut Yes These states require a prescription for quantities over 10 syringes or needles. If you order over 10 syringes or needles from these states.

Conn. Gen. Stat. §21a-65

Delaware No These states require a prescription to order syringes or needles. If you order from one of these states, you must provide us with a prescription.

Del. Code tit. 16, §4762

District of Columbia Potentially
Florida Yes You assert that you are not a minor. A minor is anyone under the age of 18.

Fla. Stat. §893.147

Georgia Potentially
Hawaii Yes Haw. Rev. Stat. §325-21
Idaho Potentially
Illinois Yes In Illinois a pharmacist must see a Photo ID to sell a patient syringes, due to this a prescription is required for all syringe purchases. All prescriptions must either be mailed to us at 7520 West Waters Avenue # 6 Tampa, Florida or called in by a doctor to 727-900-8801 or upload. We cannot accept faxed prescriptions.

720 Ill. Comp. Stat. §635/1

Indiana Yes 856 Ind. Admin. Code 2-6-18
Iowa Yes Iowa Code §155A.21
Kansas Potentially
Kentucky Yes Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. §217.177
Louisiana Yes La. Admin. Code tit. 46, pt. LIII, §2509
Maine Yes These states require a prescription for quantities over 10 syringes or needles. If you order over 10 syringes or needles from these states, you must provide us with a prescription.

Me. Stat. tit. 32, §13781-A

Maryland Yes Md. Code Regs. 10.13.08.01
Massachusetts Yes Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 94C, §27
Michigan Potentially
Minnesota Yes These states require a prescription for quantities over 10 syringes or needles. If you order over 10 syringes or needles from these states, you must provide us with a prescription.

Minn. Stat. §325F.785; Minn. Stat. 151.40

Mississippi Potentially
Missouri Potentially
Montana Potentially
Nebraska Yes Neb. Rev. Stat. §28-442
Nevada Yes In Nevada, you assert syringes or needles will be used for diabetic purposes or other legitimate purposes.

Nev. Rev. Stat. §454.480

New Hampshire Yes These states require a prescription for quantities over 10 syringes or needles. If you order over 10 syringes or needles from these states, you must provide us with a prescription.

N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. §318:52-c

New Jersey Yes These states require a prescription to order syringes or needles. If you order from one of these states, you must provide us with a prescription.

N.J. Rev. Stat. §2C:36-6.2

New Mexico Yes N.M. Stat. §30-31-25.1
New York Yes In New York a prescription is required. All prescriptions must either be mailed to us at 7520 West Waters Avenue # 6, Tampa, Florida or called in by a doctor to 727-900-8801. We cannot accept faxed prescriptions.

N.Y. Pub. Health Law §3381 (McKinney); N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. tit. 10, §80.137

North Carolina Potentially
North Dakota Potentially
Ohio Yes Ohio Rev. Code §3719.172
Oklahoma Potentially
Oregon Yes Or. Rev. Stat. §475.525
Pennsylvania Yes 49 Pa. Cons. Stat. §27.18
Rhode Island Yes R.I. Code R. §31-2-2:2.0
South Carolina Yes S.C. Code Ann. §44-53-930
South Dakota Potentially
Tennessee No Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1140-03-.12
Texas Potentially
Utah Yes Utah Code §58-37a-5
Vermont Potentially
Virginia Yes You assert that you are not a minor. A minor is anyone under the age of 18.

Va. Code Ann. 54.1-3647

Washington Yes Wash. Rev. Code §70.115.050
West Virginia Potentially
Wisconsin Potentially
Wyoming Potentially

Note: You must provide us with a prescription. Your doctor may provide us with a prescription via ePrescription, fax directly from his/her office to 1-813-466-7976, or via telephone call with one of our pharmacists (727) 900-8801,  You may also mail your prescription directly to All Diabetic Supply, 7520 West Waters Avenue # 6, Tampa, Florida – 33615