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LSD Legal Countries 2024

  • In most cases, drugs are legalized or prohibited by class rather than individually. Unless otherwise indicated, data shown pertain to the legality of psychedelics (the drug class to which LSD belongs) as a whole rather than LSD specifically.
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Country
Legality of Psychedelics
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NepalUncertain
The status of magic mushrooms under Nepalese law is unclear. | Mushrooms are uncontrolled substance...
FinlandUncertain
While Finland has a prohibitionist attitude towards psychedelic substances, there is some uncertaint...
IcelandUncertain
Psychedelics such as LSD and MDMA are illegal in Iceland under Article 6 of The Narcotics Act. This ...
United StatesReligious Exemptions Exist
Under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), psychedelics (except ketamine) are Schedule I substances....
SwitzerlandReligious Exemptions Exist
Switzerland allows the religious use of ayahuasca. The Swiss Narcotic Act has no mention of ayahuasc...
NorwayReform Proposed
The government has presented a proposal to decriminalize drug possession.
United KingdomPsychedelic Plants Legal for Ornamental Purposes
It’s legal to grow psychoactive cacti for ornamental purposes in the U.K., but is illegal to use the...
SwedenPsychedelic Plants Legal for Ornamental Purposes
It’s legal to grow, but not use, psychoactive cacti in Sweden. | The possession of cacti containing...
New ZealandPsychedelic Plants Legal for Ornamental Purposes
Psychoactive substances may be manufactured, imported, or sold if pre-approved by the government. It...
MexicoPenalties for Use Reduced
Penalties for Use Reduced and Medical Exemption. The possession of small quantities of psychedelic d...
GermanyPenalties for Use Reduced
Germany has not decriminalized psychedelic substances, but it has reduced penalties and the threat o...
ThailandPenalties for Use Reduced
Since 2017, Thailand has begun to adopt a new approach toward psychedelics and other traditionally i...
LithuaniaPenalties for Use Reduced
Penalties for drug use have been reduced. | Consumption of illicit substances in Lithuania is an ad...
CanadaMedical Use Legal
Psychedelic compounds are controlled substances in Canada, though spore kits can be purchased legall...
AustraliaMedical Use Legal
As of July 1, 2023, MDMA and psilocybin will be available to specific populations and prescribed by ...
IsraelMedical Use Legal
Recreational use of psychedelic substances is not permitted; however psychedelics may be used if pre...
DenmarkMedical Use Legal
Psilocybin is recognized as having therapeutic uses.
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesMedical Use Legal
The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) recently granted several licenses to psychede...
BrazilLegal
Legalised with Conditions and Medical Exemption
PeruLegal
Peru is one of the only countries in the world where ayahuasca is fully legal.
NetherlandsLegal
Legalised, Decriminalised and Medical Exemption. | Magic mushroom spores, magic truffles, grow kits...
BoliviaLegal
Ayahuasca is legal in Bolivia and recognized as a traditional part of Indigenous culture. Ingredient...
JamaicaLegal
Magic mushrooms are legal for use in Jamaica. | Mushrooms containing psilocybin have never been pro...
BahamasLegal
Psilocybin-containing mushrooms are legal in the Bahamas.
British Virgin IslandsLegal
Psilocybin is legal to possess and use, but not to sell, in the British Virgin Islands.
TurkeyIllegal
All psychedelics remain illegal in Turkey.
PolandIllegal
All psychedelics are illegal in Poland. The Polish Psychedelic Society advocates for reforming these...
TaiwanIllegal
Psychedelics are illegal in Taiwan although psilocybin is considered a Schedule II substance.
IrelandIllegal
Psychedelics are illegal in Ireland however, the country hosted a test site for the Compass Pathways...
LuxembourgIllegal
All psychedelics remain illegal in Luxembourg. However, in 2021 Luxembourg became one of the first E...
ItalyDecriminalised
Italy currently does not levy criminal penalties against those caught possessing illicit drugs, howe...
ColombiaDecriminalised
It is unconstitutional in Colombia for the government to criminalize possession of illicit drugs for...
SpainDecriminalised
Small quantities of psychedelic substances are legal for personal use in Spain. A recent court decis...
ArgentinaDecriminalised
Argentina has decriminalized psychedelic possession, but conflicting legislation remains.
UkraineDecriminalised
The use of drugs in private settings is not considered a criminal act in Ukraine.
ChileDecriminalised
Possession of illicit drugs for the purpose of personal consumption has not been considered a crime ...
EcuadorDecriminalised
Personal drug possession and use has been decriminalized in Ecuador.
Czech RepublicDecriminalised
Czechia has decriminalized drug possession. “Small” quantities of psychedelic substances can be used...
PortugalDecriminalised
The use and possession of small quantities of psychedelic substances was decriminalized in Portugal ...
AustriaDecriminalised
Drug use is not a crime in Austria and possession for personal use has been decriminalized. | Austr...
Costa RicaDecriminalised
While the personal use of narcotics, including psychedelics, is prohibited, those who violate this p...
CroatiaDecriminalised
Psychedelics remain illegal in Croatia, but legislation has decriminalized drug possession. | On De...
ArmeniaDecriminalised
Drug possession for personal use is not a crime in Armenia. | In 2008, the Armenian government amen...
SloveniaDecriminalised
In Slovenia purchasing psychedelics and other drugs for personal consumption is decriminalized. Poss...
North MacedoniaDecriminalised
National laws state: “a person who enjoys narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors, wi...
LatviaDecriminalised
Drug use is decriminalized in Latvia. | Latvia considers drug possession for personal use an admini...
EstoniaDecriminalised
Possession of illicit drugs for personal use is decriminalized in Estonia.
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