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5-MeO-DiPT
Legal Status
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U.S. FEDERAL LAW #
Caution :   All legal information should be verified through other sources. [see below]
U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SUMMARY
5-MeO-DiPT
REGULATED
Yes
STATUS
Scheduled
SCHEDULE
Schedule I
CLASSIFICATION
Hallucinogen
SCH. DATE
Apr 4, 2003
5-MeO-DIPT is Schedule I in the United States. This means it is illegal to manufacture, buy, possess, or distribute (sell, trade or give) without a DEA license.

On Jan 28th, 2003, the DEA announced its intent to emergency schedule 5-MeO-DIPT. On April 4, 2003, they issued their final order to temporarily place 5-MeO-DIPT in Schedule I. The temporary scheduling lasted 18 months and on Sep 29, 2004 5-MeO-DIPT was placed formally into Schedule I. See the DEA's final order to emergency schedule for more details.

INTERNATIONAL LAW #
Canada #
In May 2008 we received a report saying that 5-MeO-DIPT is legal in Canada, and is receiving media attention in British Columbia (unconfirmed, thanks DSMIAYC). It does not appear to be listed in Canada's schedules of controlled substances in the CDSA (see text of CDSA). For more information see the Ask Erowid question Are 5-MeO-DIPT or AMT scheduled/illegal in Canada?.
China #
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)
Denmark #
As of Feb 20, 2004, 5-MeO-DIPT is illegal to possess outside of licensed research and medicine. Government Press Release. (thanks VM)
Finland #
5-MeO-DIPT 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)
Germany #
Schedule I / Highest level of control, unable to be prescribed, manufactured, or possessed as of Sep, 1999. (listed as Diisopropyl[2-(5-methoxyindol-2-yl)ethyl]azan)
(see Deutsche BtMG or http://www.silicium-sensei.de/projecte/drugs/news/news.html)
Greece #
5-MeO-DIPT became a controlled substance in Greece on Feb 18, 2003 [EU Legal Database].
Japan #
5-MeO-DIPT and AMT were controlled (made illegal) on April 17, We do not have a clear URL for a japanese law page, but see this page and also an arrest was made soon after the law came into effect: Man arrested on drug charges. DJ49 reports that these products have indeed disappeared off vendors shelves as of late April, 2005.
Singapore #
As of early 2006, 5-MeO-DIPT is controlled as a Class A controlled drug along with Ketamine in Singapore. From the article describing the change: "Traffickers can be jailed from five to 20 years, instead of three to 20 years. They also face five to 15 strokes of the cane, instead of three to 10 strokes. Those caught in possession of more than 113g of ketamine - or 100 times the daily dosage of a ketamine abuser - will be deemed to have trafficked in it." - todayonline.com. (thanks E)
Sweden #
Controlled in Sweden as of Oct 1, 2004 (see notisum.se). (thanks RH and others)
If you have information about the legal status of this substance in any other country, please let us know.

CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
Erowid legal information is a summary of data gathered from site visitors, government documents, websites, and other resources. We are not lawyers and can not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided here. We do our best to keep this information correct and up-to-date, but laws are complex and constantly changing. Laws may also vary from one jurisdiction to another (county, state, country, etc)...this list is not comprehensive.

CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
Erowid legal information is a summary of data gathered from site visitors, government documents, websites, and other resources. We are not lawyers and can not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided here. We do our best to keep this information correct and up-to-date, but laws are complex and constantly changing. Laws may also vary from one jurisdiction to another (county, state, country, etc)...this list is not comprehensive.