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Italy bans morning glory, Hawaiian Baby woodrose and Ololiuqui?

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  1. Alfa
    On last September 25th the Itallian government seems to have banned the seeds of:
    Argyreia nervosa (Hawaiian Baby Woodrose)
    Ipomoea violacea (Morning Glory)
    Rivea corymbosa (Ololiuqui)

    If anyone that can read Italian would be so kind to review the decreed that I have added as attachment and post if this is really a ban on LSA containing seeds.

    Does this ban have certain circumstances / conditions or is it a full ban of this seeds?

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  1. Trebor
    MINISTRY Of the HEALTH DECREE 25 september 2007 Modernization of tables the containing the indication of the drugs and psicotrope and relative medicinal compositions, of which to the presidential decree 9 of October 1990, n. 309. The MINISTER Of the HEALTH Seen articles 2, 13 and 14 of the modernized text of the presidential decree 9 of October 1990, n. 309, bringing the Unified Body of Laws of the laws in matter of discipline of narcotics and substances psicotrope and of prevention, cures and riabilitazione of the be relati ones to you of drug addiction, of continuation indicated like "Unified Body of Laws"; Inasmuch as the functions of the Prime Minister's Office - national Department for the anti-drug political has been attributed to the Ministry of solidarieta' social with decree-law 18 May 2006, n. 181 "urgent Dispositions in matter of I reorder of the attributions of the Prime Minister's Office and of the Ministries", converted, with modifications, in the 17 law July 2006, n. 233; Considered that the seeds of the plants nervous Argyreia and violacea Ipomoea contain like active principle the amide of lisergico acid, enrolled substance gia' in the table of the drugs and psicotrope attached to the Unified Body of Laws; Considered that adverse events with allucinatori phenomena have been taken place after the ingestion of seeds of the plants which had nervous Argyreia and violacea Ipomoea to the attivita' psicotropa of the amide of lisergico acid, in they contained; Considered that corymbosa the Rivea plant belongs to the family of the Convolvulacee, as the nervous Argyreia and the violacea Ipomoea and also the seeds of the same one contain, like active principle, the amide of lisergico acid; Felt the Higher council of sanita' that, nella seated del 19 July 2007, has expressed to seem favorable insertion on the credit side goddesses seeds delle nervous Argyreia plants, violacea Ipomoea and corymbosa Rivea nella table attached al the Unified Body of Laws; Felt the Ministry of the solidarieta' social, than, with the famous one prot. n. 4 DGTD-0000600-04/89/2007-2.49 del september 2007, have supplied to seem favorable insertion on the credit side goddesses seeds delle plants nervous Argyreia, violacea Ipomoea and corymbosa Rivea nella table attached al the Unified Body of Laws; It decrees: Art. 1, 1, In the table the attached one to the Unified Body of Laws is added:

    Common | chemical Denomination | Other denomination
    nervous Argyreia seeds | | violacea Ipomoea seeds | | corymbosa Rivea 2, seeds |

    | the nervous Argyreia seeds of which the to the inserted codicil 1 e', second denomination alphabetical order, between the substances Anileridina and Benzetidina. 3. The violacea Ipomoea seeds of which the to the inserted codicil 1 e', second alphabetical order, between the substances Idrossipetidina and Isometadone. 4. The corymbosa Rivea seeds of which the to the inserted codicil 1 e', second alphabetical order, between the substances Racemorfano and Salvia divinorum it plants. Art. 2, 1, present the decree entrera' in vigor the successive day to that one of its publication in the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic. Rome, 25 september the 2007 Minister: Turk


    It's a revision of a decree from the Italian Health department on the 9th of October 1990 concerning the medicinal factors of LSA containing seeds. Nothing to do with the law.
  2. Alfa
    This is confusing. The google translation is almost unreadable.
  3. Trebor
    Final revision, I had to get my dictionary of the shelf, nearly killed me, but I got it done.

    MINISTRY Of the HEALTH DECREE
    25 September 2007

    Modernization of tables that contain the indication of the drugs, psychotropic and relative medicinal compositions, of which to the presidential decree 9 of October 1990, n. 309.

    The MINISTER Of the HEALTH has Seen articles 2, 13 and 14 of the modernized text of the presidential decree 9 of October 1990, n. 309, bringing the Unified Body of Laws of the laws in matter of discipline of narcotics and substances psychotropic and of prevention, cures and rehabilitation of the be relate ones to you of drug addiction, of continuation indicated like "Unified Body of Laws"; Inasmuch as the functions of the Prime Minister's Office - national Department for the anti-drug political has been attributed to the Ministry of solidarity' social with decree-law 18 May 2006, n. 181 "urgent Dispositions in matter of I reorder of the attributions of the Prime Minister's Office and of the Ministries", converted, with modifications, in the 17 law July 2006, n. 233; Considered that the seeds of the plants Argyreia Corymbosa and violacea Ipomoea contain the active chemical, lysergic acid amide, enrolled substance LSA' in the table of the drugs and psychotropic attached to the Unified Body of Laws; Considered that adverse events with hallucinatory phenomena have been taken place after the ingestion of seeds of the plants which had nervous Argyreia and violacea Ipomoea to the attivita' psychotropic of the amide of lysergic acid, in they contained; Considered that corymbosa the Rivea plant belongs to the family of the Convolvulacee, as the Argyreia Corymbosa and the violacea Ipomoea and also the seeds of the same one contain, Lysergic Acid Amide; Felt the Higher council of health 'that, seated in the 19 July 2007, has expressed to seem favourable insertion on the credit side goddesses nervous Argyreia seeds of plants, and Ipomoea violacea corymbosa Rivea in table attached to the Unified Body of Laws; the Felt Ministry of the solidarity 'social, than with the famous one prot. No DGTD-0000600-04/89/2007-2.49 September 4, 2007 have supplied to seem favourable insertion on the credit side goddesses seeds delle plants nervous Argyreia, violacea Ipomoea and corymbosa Rivea nella table attached al the Unified Body of Laws; It decrees: Art. 1, 1, In the table the attached one to the Unified Body of Laws is added:

    Common | chemical Denomination | Other denomination
    nervous Argyreia seeds | | violacea Ipomoea seeds | | corymbosa Rivea

    1 e', second denomination alphabetical order, between the substances Anileridina and Benzetidina


    2, seeds | | the nervous Argyreia seeds of which the to the inserted codicil

    .

    3. The Ipomoea violacea seeds of which the codicil to the inserted and 1 ', second alphabetical order, between the substances Idrossipetidina and Isometadone.


    4. The corymbosa Rivea seeds of which the council to the inserted and second alphabetical order, between the substances Racemorfano and it Salvia divinorum plants. Art. 2, 1, the present decree enter vigour in the next day to that one of its publication in the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic.

    Rome,
    25 September the 2007
    Minister: Turk


    It's a revision of a decree from the Italian Health department on the 9th of October 1990 concerning the medicinal factors of LSA containing seeds. Nothing to do with the law.
  4. fnord
    lol,are they going to start aressting lil old ladies for growing MG in there gardens?
    i wonder if anyone thinks of the effect this can have on species diversity before they pass such laws!
  5. Benga
    I'll take a look. don't know much about current italian law though.

    this is an update of the 1990 Presidential decree specifying tables / schedules of psychotropic substances, refered to as "the single text" ( ie single convention regulating and organising psychoactive and psychotropic substance classification, prevention, rehabilitation and cure of the different stages of addiction)

    ok, i won't do a detailed translation but here it goes :

    Considerato che i semi delle piante Argyreia nervosa ed Ipomoea
    violacea contengono come principio attivo l'amide dell'acido
    lisergico, sostanza gia' iscritta nella tabella I delle sostanze
    stupefacenti e psicotrope allegata al testo unico;

    considering that the seed of the plant Argyreia nervosa and Ipomea violacea contain the amide of lysergic acid as an active substance, a substance which is already noted as schedule I in the current "single text" scheduling of psychoactives.


    Considerato che si sono verificati eventi avversi con fenomeni
    allucinatori dopo l'ingestione dei semi delle piante Argyreia nervosa
    ed Ipomoea violacea dovuti all'attivita' psicotropa dell'amide
    dell'acido lisergico, in essi contenuto;

    considering that the ingestion of the seeds of the said plants has been proven to induce hallucinatory phenomena ( lol) which are attributed to the lysergic acid present in the seeds

    Considerato che la pianta Rivea corymbosa appartiene alla famiglia
    delle Convolvulacee, come la Argyreia nervosa e l'Ipomoea violacea ed
    anche i semi della stessa contengono, come principio attivo, l'amide
    dell'acido lisergico;

    considering that the the plant Rivea corymbosa belongs to the Convolvulacee family, like the Argyreia nervosa and the Ipomoea violacea, and that its seeds also contain the amide of lysergic acid as an active principle

    Sentito il Consiglio superiore di sanita' che, nella seduta del
    19 luglio 2007, ha espresso parere favorevole all'inserimento dei
    semi delle piante Argyreia nervosa, Ipomoea violacea e Rivea
    corymbosa nella tabella I allegata al testo unico;
    Sentito il Ministero della solidarieta' sociale, che, con la nota
    prot. n. DGTD-0000600-04/89/2007-2.49 del 4 settembre 2007, ha
    fornito parere favorevole all'inserimento dei semi delle piante
    Argyreia nervosa, Ipomoea violacea e Rivea corymbosa nella tabella I
    allegata al testo unico;

    the superior council of health in its July 19th hearing, as well as the ministry of social security in its 4th Septembre 2007 notice, have approved the addiction of the seeds of Argyreia nervosa, Ipomoea violacea and Rivea corymbosa in the Table I schedule of the "testo unico" single convention

    Decreta:
    Art. 1.
    1. Nella tabella I allegata al testo unico sono aggiunte:
    =====================================================================
    Denominazione comune | Denominazione chimica | Altra denominazione
    =====================================================================
    Argyreia nervosa semi | |
    Ipomoea violacea semi | |
    Rivea corymbosa semi | |
    2. La Argyreia nervosa semi di cui al comma 1 e' inserita, secondo
    l'ordine alfabetico, fra le sostanze Anileridina e Benzetidina.
    3. L'Ipomoea violacea semi di cui al comma 1 e' inserita, secondo
    l'ordine alfabetico, fra le sostanze Idrossipetidina e Isometadone.
    4. La Rivea corymbosa semi di cui al comma 1 e' inserita, secondo
    l'ordine alfabetico, fra le sostanze Racemorfano e Salvia divinorum
    pianta.
    Art. 2.
    1. Il presente decreto entrera' in vigore il giorno successivo a
    quello della sua pubblicazione nella Gazzetta Ufficiale della
    Repubblica italiana.
    Roma, 25 settembre 2007
    Il Ministro: Turco

    Decree :

    article one :

    are added to the Table I of "testo unico" single convention scheduling
    Argyreia nervosa seeds
    Ipomoea violacea seeds
    Rivea corymbosa seeds

    the new substances are added to the table one schedule according to alphabetical order, placing the mention of Argyreia nervosa seeds between the substances Anileridine and Benzetidine, Ipomoea violacea seeds between the substances Idrossipetidine and Isometadone, and Rivea corymbosa seeds between Racemorfano and Salvia divinorum (plant).

    article two :
    the present decree will be effective from the day following its publication in the Italian Republic official journal, la Gazzetta Ufficiale della
    Repubblica italiana.

    Rome, Septembre 25th 2007
  6. Alfa
    Damn, that is a full ban.
  7. Benga
    as a summary, this is decree which places Argyreia nervosa seeds, Ipomoea violacea seeds and Rivea corymbosa seeds in Table I of the Italian regulation schedule, known as the "testo unico" or single text / single convention.
    This is justified by the presence of L.S.A, ie lysergic acid amide, L.S.A being already scheduled as Table I, in the seeds of these plants, which are know to have hallucinogenic psychoactivity when ingested, attributed to the presence of the said L.S.A.

    the decree is effective from its publication in the Italian Republic's official organ ( date unspecified)

    --

    Don't know if it's a full ban per se, as one would need to go into the details of the Italian law's scheduling table, but this is most likely ( if L.S.A. is table I, then...)
    what is sure is that the seeds of the three plants are know scheduled as Table I of the Italian convention regulating psychoactives.

    b
  8. robertone
    If it is schedule one as we know (understand) it, then Salvia divinorum and others were already full banned in Italy - where it's growing in the wild like all over Europe.
  9. Benga
    yes, salvia divinorum is apparently on the Table I of the testo unico schedule.
    yet are you sure you're not mixing up other common forms of salvia ( ie sage), like salvia officinalis etc with salvia divinorum ? salvia divinorum, from what i remember, is indigenous to Mexico and central America. Never heard of salvia divinorum growing wild elsewhere.

    b
  10. Alfa
  11. robertone
    Yup, I did mixed it up. But with an complete other specie -- Datura stramonium (thorn apple)!
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