U.S. Food and Drug Administration agents inspect packages for illegal drug shipments at an international mail facility in New York
MDMA (Ecstasy) pills. The Convention allows only government-approved medical and scientific uses of this and other substances.
Despite its well-known presence in the rave scene, ketamine remains uncontrolled internationally due to its importance as an anesthetic in veterinary medicine.
A variety of methaqualone pills and capsules.
Article 32 makes an exception for peyote and other wild psychotropic plants, to protect use in religious rituals in case such plants themselves were in the future added to Schedule I.
Psilocybin mushrooms are not controlled by the Convention, but the drugs contained in them are.
LSD and equipment used in its manufacture are subject to seizure under Article 22.
Crystal meth has emerged as a commonly abused drug, from the American and European rave scenes to East Asia.

2) The Psychotropic Substances Act of 1978 added provisions implementing the Convention on Psychotropic Substances.

- Controlled Substances Act

In 1970, the United States completely revamped its existing drug control laws by enacting the Controlled Substances Act (amended in 1978 by the Psychotropic Substances Act, which allows the U.S. drug control Schedules to be updated as needed to comply with the Convention).

- Convention on Psychotropic Substances

Methaqualone was initially placed in Schedule I as defined by the UN Convention on Psychotropic Substances, but was moved to Schedule II in 1979.

- Methaqualone

In the United States it was withdrawn in 1983 and made a Schedule I drug in 1984.

- Methaqualone

Methaqualone (Quaalude, Sopor, Mandrax), a sedative that was previously used for similar purposes as barbiturates, until it was rescheduled.

- Controlled Substances Act

methaqualone

- Convention on Psychotropic Substances
U.S. Food and Drug Administration agents inspect packages for illegal drug shipments at an international mail facility in New York

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