Pepper spray is legal in Chicago, as well as all of the other cities in Illinois. Pepper spray is defined under state law 720 Ill Comp. Stat. 5/24-1(2008). State law 720 III Comp. Stat. 5/24-1 (2008) states that a person can carry an object containing a non-lethal gas liquid or substance for personal defense purposes only.
Illinois Pepper Spray Law Explanation. The Basics: Pepper spray is LEGAL to use and carry in Illinois for self defense. Must be over 18 years old to purchase/use/carry pepper spray. Chicago only: Pepper spray cannot be used in an enclosed space with more than 20 people (like a bar, club, etc.).
Is Pepper Spray Legal In Chicago, Illinois? (2015 Update) Last Wednesday, I blogged that I’d begin reviewing Chicago-area laws concerning self-defense tools starting this week.. Even though Survival And Prosperity addressed the subject of pepper spray or OC spray (from “oleoresin capsicum”) some time back, here’s a question I still keep hearing asked:
Page 1 of 4 - Illegal To Carry Pepper Spray In Chicago But Legal To Shoot! Yer Kidding - posted in Gear: I read on another post it is illegal to carry pepper spray in Chicago but OK to carry your gun. Well that is the dumbest thing I ever heard. I think everybody can agree if you can use less than deadly force that would be better than using deadly force wouldnt you agree?
Is Pepper Spray Legal In Chicago, Illinois? (Editor’s note: The information below has been updated, and can be found here). Kind of quiet today as it concerns local material for Survival And Prosperity.. Good.
The use of Pepper Spray is legal for carrying by a person 18 years of age or older. In the City of Chicago (a) No person shall use any device to discharge a noxious gas or liquid in an enclosed room in any Class C-1 or Class C-2 Assembly Unit, as defined in Chapter 13-56 of this Code, or in an enclosed room in any restaurant, bar or tavern that ...
So, I have been searching the Internet on whether or not pepper spray is illegal in Chicago. Not in the state of Illinois. However, on places like Yahoo! Answers or Yelp, when people ask "where can I buy pepper spray in Chicago?" or "is pepper spray legal in Chicago?" people respond it's illegal in Chicago. However, no where on the Internet could I find a source.
It is LEGAL to purchase, carry and use pepper spray for self defense in Illinois (including the city of Chicago). There are no Illinois state restrictions on pepper spray size, formula strength, or canister style. Residents over the age of 18 are ...
Pepper Spray Warnings Pepper Spray is LEGAL in all 50 states. However, possession and/or use may be regulated or prohibited by law in some jurisdictions. If there are any questions, check with your local police. Never use Pepper Spray unless you feel you are threatened or you need to protect someone else. Improper use could result in criminal ...
Pepper spray is legal in all 50 U.S. states. If you live in the city of Chicago you cannot discharge pepper spray in a room with 20 or more persons. All types of pepper spray products are legal in ...