U.S. FEDERAL LAW #
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U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SUMMARY
Not Approved For
Ololiuqui (Rivea corymbosa) 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.
U.S. STATE LAW #
Effective Aug 8, 2005 (signed into law Jun 28, 2005) Louisiana Act No 159 makes 40 plants illegal, including Rivea corymbosa, when intended for human consumption. The law specifically excludes the "possession, planting, cultivation, growing, or harvesting" of these plants if used "strictly for aesthetic, landscaping, or decorative purposes." (Text of HLS_05RS-52 and Update June 2005)
If you have information about the legal status of this substance in any other U.S. state, please let us know.
INTERNATIONAL LAW #
If you have information about the legal status of this substance in any other country, please let us know.
We have been told that Turbina corumbosa plants and seeds are not controlled under the German BtMG. (unconfirmed) (thanks L)
Turbina corumbosa seeds are listed as controlled narcotic drugs in Italy. (Health Ministry Decree, 25 Sept 2007) (thanks SD, M) (last updated Oct 2007)
CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
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