Many laws, regulations and policies, in a variety of jurisdictions, regulate the goods and services that may be bought and sold. For your convenience, we have prepared a list of some of the types of prohibited and restricted items the advertisement for sale of which is not permitted on users remain responsible for complying with all applicable laws, regulations or restrictions on items, services, or manner of sale, payment or exchange, that may apply to transactions in which they participate -- including but not limited to those imposed by the state of California, where the service physically resides. We encourage you to research the applicable laws and regulations that may apply to your transaction. Partial list of items the advertisement for sale of which is not permitted on

Obscene material or child pornography.

Weapons and related items, including but not limited to firearms, disguised, undetectable or switchblade knives, martial arts weapons, scopes, silencers, ammunition, ammunition magazines, BB guns, tear gas or stun guns.

Fireworks, including but not limited to "safe and sane" fireworks or any destructive devices or explosives.

Controlled substances or illegal drugs, substances and items used to manufacture controlled substances and drug paraphernalia. (except for legal medicinal marihuana patients with a legal card and doctors recommendation)

Medicinal marihuana patients may not sale or advertise cuttings, clones, Cannabis plants with a minimum stated over the state allowed limits of 6 large plants or 12 babies.

Prop 215 cannabis sellers may not include price and weight in their ad. Only strain and availability and may only give or sale to other legal patients. These sales may not surpass the state legal limits.

Alcohol or tobacco products. Prescription drugs and medical devices, including but not limited to prescription or contact lenses, defibrillators, hypodermic needles or hearing aids.

Nonprescription drugs that make false or misleading treatment claims or treatment claims that require FDA approval.

Blood, bodily fluids or body parts.

Household pets of any kind including but not limited to dogs, cats, primates, cage birds, rodents, reptiles, amphibians, fish. Re-homing with small adoption fee OK

Pet animal parts, blood, or fluids - including but not limited to stud/breeding service

Restricted or regulated plants and insects, including but not limited to noxious weeds, endangered plant species, or live insects or pests.

Pesticides or hazardous substances, or items containing hazardous substances including but not limited to contaminated toys, or art or craft material containing toxic substances without a warning label.

Illegal telecommunications equipment, including but not limited to access cards, password sniffers, access card programmers and unloopers, or cable descramblers

Stolen property or property with serial number removed or altered. Burglary tools, including but not limited to lock-picks or motor vehicle master keys

False identification cards, items with police insignia, citizenship documents, or birth certificates.

Counterfeit currency, coins and stamps, tickets, as well as equipment designed to make them.

Counterfeit, replica, or knock-off brand name goods.

Material that infringes copyright, including but not limited to software or other digital goods you are not authorized to sell, warez, bootlegs (without consent of the band).

Airline tickets that restrict transfer, and tickets of any kind which you are not authorized to sell.

Gambling items, including but not limited to lottery tickets, sports trading card 'grab bags', raffle tickets, sweepstakes entries or slot machines.

Used or rebuilt batteries, or batteries containing mercury. Used bedding and clothing, unless sanitized in accordance with law.

Non-packaged food items or adulterated food.

Bulk email or mailing lists that contain names, addresses, phone numbers, or other personal identifying information Related Links The following links may be helpful in researching whether a particular transaction is prohibited or regulated:

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms

Bureau of Industry and Security's Denied Persons List

California Department of Food and Agriculture Plant Health and Pest Prevention Services Division

California Health and Safety Code

California Penal Code

Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalled Item List

Copyright Office

Drug Enforcement Administration

Federal Laws and Regulations

Food and Drug Administration

Fish and Wildlife Service

National Plant Board

National Stolen Art File

Office of Foreign Assets Control

Patent and Trademark Office