U.S. FEDERAL LAW #
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U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SUMMARY
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5-MeO-DALT is uncontrolled in the United States. This means it is generally considered legal to buy, possess, and distribute (sell, trade or give). If sold as a supplement, sales must conform to U.S. supplement laws. If sold for consumption as a food or drug, sales are regulated by the FDA.
U.S. STATE LAW #
2C-C, 2C-E, 2C-D, 2C-T-2, 2C-T 2C-T-4, 2C-H, 2C-N, 2C-P, 4-FA, 4-FMA, 6-APDB, 5-APDB, 5-APB6-APB, MDAI, 5-IAI, 4-HO-DIPT, 5-MeO-DMT, 5-MeO-MIPT, 5-MeO-DALT, DIPT, Methoxetamine, and the NBOMe compounds are Schedule I (as of June 2013). See http://www.legis.state.la.us/lss/lss.asp?doc=98877. (thanks ch) (last updated Mar 15, 2014)
Schedule I. http://www.mygov365.com/legislation/view/id/4f15545049e51b63146f1200/tab/overview/ : HB 508 Approved by Governor Apr 18, 2012 - Effective 7/1/12. (Thanks NR) (last updated July 22, 2012)
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INTERNATIONAL LAW #
Controlled in China as a Category I psychotropic substance, illegal to sell, buy, import, export, and manufacture 4-methylmethcathinone as of September 2010. See China's SFDA announcement. (thanks n) (last updated Nov 25, 2015)
5-MeO-DALT was banned in Finland in December 2014. A new government regulation was enacted in Finland that banned over 100 psychoactive chemicals. See Finland's Prohibited Psychoactive Substances: December 19, 2014. (last updated Dec 26, 2014)
5-MeO-DALT is controlled as a "Designated Substance" (Shitei-Yakubutsu) by the Pharmaceutical Affairs Law, making it illegal to possess or sell (see Ref)
United Kingdom #
5-MeO-DALT was added to Class A in January 2015. See https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/circular-0012015-a-change-to-the-misuse-of-drugs-act-1971-control-of-ah-7921-lsd-related-compounds-tryptamines-and-rescheduling-of-ghb. Previously it was in an ambiguous status, possibly falling under the generic tryptamine catch-all paragraph. (Thanks k) (last updated Mar 7 2015)
According to a Swedish online vendor, as of May 1, 2007, 5-MeO-DALT will be controlled in Sweden. Previously, it was not included in the list of controlled substances (Laekemedels Vaerket) (thanks Peter and VaPPa) (March 2007)
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CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
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