U.S. FEDERAL LAW #
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U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SUMMARY
Temazepam (Restoril) is Schedule IV in the U.S. This means it is illegal to sell without a license and illegal to possess without a valid license or prescription.
INTERNATIONAL LAW #
Benzodiazepines (including tempzepam) are Schedule IV under Canadian law. See http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-38.8/page-26.html#h-29. (thanks e) (last updated Jul 30 2012)
The Netherlands #
Most benzodiazepeines are available with a prescription in the Netherlands. Preparation, possession, adaption, delivery, providing and transport, of benzodiazepines are prohibited, because they are scheduled on "List II" of the "Opium Law". Possession of small quantities (for personal use) of prohibited substances is typically not prosecuted. Recreational use of benzodiazepines, is, as with any other substance, not prohibited in the Netherlands. Benzodiazepines approved for medical use in the Netherlands: Alprazolam, Bromazepam, Brotizolam, Chloordiazepoxide (in english chlordiazepoxide), Clobazam, Clonazepam, Clorazepinezuur (in english clorazepate), Diazepam, Flunitrazepam, Flurazepam, Loprazolam, Lorazepam, Lormetazepam, Midazolam, Nitrazepam, Oxazepam, Prazepam, Temazepam, as well as Zolpidem and Zopiclone. (thanks K) (last updated Oct 11, 2012)
United Kingdom #
Controlled, requires prescription for possession. The maximum sentence for possession is 2 years in prison and/or a fine. Supplying benzodiazepines without a license is illegal, the maximum sentence is 5 years in prison and/or a fine. (unconfirmed) (thanks DW)
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CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
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