U.S. FEDERAL LAW #
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U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SUMMARY
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Guarana (Paullinia cupana) is uncontrolled in the United States. This means all parts of the plant and its extracts are legal to cultivate, buy, possess, and distribute (sell, trade or give) without a license or prescription. 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.
INTERNATIONAL LAW #
United Kingdom #
We have been told that guarana is available as an ingredient in various supplements which are available in health food shops. It is also available in chewing gum and along with caffeine in some 'energy' enhancing products. (unconfirmed) (thanks D)
If you have information about the legal status of this substance in any other country, please let us know.
CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
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