Patients & consumers across the United States can now access cannabis products in numerous forms from a variety of markets. However, they may not be aware that these products have not all undergone comprehensive safety evaluations or testing for contaminants, harmful additives & adulterants.

Cannabis, CBD & "Hemp-Derived" products sold in retail environments such as gas stations, corner stores or even pharmacies, despite professional packaging, have no regulatory oversight Consumers should use caution before consuming products from these markets. But It is not always clear which businesses/products are regulated.   In some instances, online & retail stores selling these unregulated products pose as state-licensed businesses.

If you're uncertain about a store's legitimacy look it up with state’s cannabis  licensing authority by going to their websites or by using the links below:

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Illinois

Iowa

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Utah

Vermont Medical & Vermont Adult use

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia