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Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
Legal Status
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U.S. FEDERAL LAW #
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U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SUMMARY
Bupropion
REGULATED
Yes
STATUS
Prescription Only
SCHEDULE
Un-Scheduled
Bupropion (Wellbutrin / Zyban) is unscheduled in the United States, but is available by prescription only. This means that sales and distribution are allowed only by those with a license and only to those with a prescription (according to FDA regulations). Possession is not illegal even without a prescription.

INTERNATIONAL LAW #
Canada #
Bupropion unscheduled in Canada, requires a prescription. Sold (as in the US) under the names Wellbutrin and Zyban. (last updated Sep 20, 20120)
Mexico #
Bupropion is sold under the name Wellbutrin with the substance indicated as "Anfebutamona" and is not a controlled drug. One visitors reports that it technically requires a prescription but is sold widely without prescription at small pharmacies. (thanks r) (last updated Dec 9 2013)
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.