post_CAsyringesIn January 2015, California law changed to allow pharmacies to sell an unlimited number of new sterile syringes without a prescription to anyone 18 years of age or older. The law also allows adults to possess an unlimited number of syringes for personal use if acquired from an authorized source, such as a pharmacy, a physician, or a syringe exchange program.

Below are three documents to help explain this new law and provide resources for pharmacists and individuals. The PDFs are 8.5″x11″, and can be printed on copiers and desktop printers.

Pharmacist Fact Sheet

Customer Fact Sheet (English)

Customer Fact Sheet (Spanish)