U.S. FEDERAL LAW #
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U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SUMMARY
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4-MTA is unscheduled in the United States. It is possible that it could be considered an analog (of 4-methoxy-Amphetamine), in which case, sales for human consumption or possession with the intent to ingest could be prosecuted under the Federal Analogue Act though we are unaware of any such existing cases (6/21/04).
U.S. STATE LAW #
Schedule I. 4-MTA is specifically listed as controlled under Wisconsin law [http://www.legis.state.wi.us/statutes/Stat0961.pdf]. (thanks E)
INTERNATIONAL LAW #
Italy (Italia) #
Listed in Tabella I of "Tabelle delle sostanze stupefacenti e psicotrope", making it illegal to possess, purchase, or sell. (see Tabelle delle sostanze stupefacenti e psicotrope. (thanks a) (last updated Dec 16, 2015)
4-MTA was controlled in Japan in 2001 (unconfirmed) (thanks M)
4-MTA is schedule I (I-P group) in Poland. (unconfirmed)
United Kingdom #
4-MTA is Schedule I/Class A in the U.K., making it illegal to sell, buy, or possess without a license. See Law UK. (thanks MG)
If you have information about the legal status of this substance in any other country, please let us know.
CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
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