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NBOMe Series
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
NBOMe Series
REGULATED
Some Yes
STATUS
Temporarily Scheduled
SCHEDULE
I
On Nov 15, 2013, the DEA added 25I-, 25C-, and 25B-NBOMe to Schedule I using their emergency scheduling powers, making those NBOMe compounds "temporarily" in Schedule I for two years. It is nearly guaranteed that after two years, these will be permanently added to Schedule I. Having these three chemicals in Schedule I also makes the rest of the NBOMe series probable Controlled Substance Analogues when intended for human consumption. For these three compounds sales, possession, manufacture, and distribution are all crimes under US law.

One technical note about 25-*-NBOMe legal status: The primary (easiest) synthetic route for producing 25I-, 25C-, and 25B-NBOMe uses the related controlled substance (2C-I, 2C-C, and 2C-B, respectively) as the precursor chemical. It is likely that NBOMe-compounds sourced from lower-end sources might also contain tiny, detectable amounts of a controlled substance.

U.S. STATE LAW #
Georgia #
25I-, 25B-, and 25C-NBOME were added to Schedule I in April, 2013. (unconfirmed) (thanks j) (last updated Jul 30 2013)
Louisiana #
2C-I-NBOMe (25-I-NBOMe), 25C-NBOMe (2C-C-NBOMe), and 25I-NBOH 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)
Virginia #
If you have information about the legal status of this substance in any U.S. state, please let us know.

INTERNATIONAL LAW #
Brazil #
The -NBOMe series of psychoactives became controlled in Brazil as of Feb 18, 2014. The listed drugs include 25I-NBOMe, 25C-NBOMe, 25D-NBOMe, 25B-NBOMe, 25E-NBOMe, 25N-NBOMe, 25P-NBOMe, 25T2-NBOMe,25T2-NBOMe, 25T7-NBOMe, 25H-NBOMe. (thanks e) (last updated Feb 19 2014)
Finland #
25D-NBOME 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)
Israel #
The -NBOMe series of psychoactives became controlled in Israel in May, 2013. See http://www.health.gov.il/LegislationLibrary/25574413.pdf. (thanks i) (last updated June 7 2013)
Russian Federation #
The -NBOMe series of psychoactives became controlled in the Russian Federation starting October, 2011. See http://www.rg.ru/2011/10/19/narko-dok.html. (thanks n) (last updated Jan 2 2012)
Sweden #
The -NBOMe series of psychoactives has reportedly been added to the controlled substances list in Sweden, effective Aug 1, 2013. (unconfirmed) (last updated Jul 18 2013)
United Kingdom (U.K., Britain) #
25I-NBOMe and 25C-NBOMe were controlled in the UK as Class A drugs in June 2014. Previously, the NBOMe compounds issued a temporary control of the NBOMe compounds as of June 10, 2013. Prior to that, the broad "phenethylamine" controlled class in Britain did not include NBOMes for technical reasons. See http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2014/9780111110904. See https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nbome-and-benzofury-to-be-banned and http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22771232. (thanks w) (last updated Apr 10, 2015)
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.