Is Salvia Legal

Salvia in plant form.
Salvia in plant form.

Introduction

So what is Salvia?  Salvia is a plant.  There are hundreds of different kinds of Salvia, but if you'd like to know whether it's legal or not, the Salvia you're likely talking about is Salvia divinorum.  This kind of Salvia has a psychotropic effect that causes all sorts of hallucinatory effects in people.  It's legality is based on a state by state basis here in the United States, listed below:

Is Salvia Legal In My State?

Here are the current status of Savlia laws as of January 2010:

It is completely illegal to consume in:

  Delaware
  Florida
  Hawaii
  Illinois
  Kansas
  Mississippi
  Missouri
  Nebraska

  North Dakota
Ohio 
Oklahoma 
South Dakota 
Virginia
  Louisiana
  North Carolina
  Tennessee

It is illegal for minors in:

California
  Maine

In Wisconsin, it is illegal to grow and sell it, but not legal to possess it.  In all other states, there are no laws restricting it whatsoever.

Hope this provides you with the information you need, and good luck with your Salvia Divinorum.

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