Are Nootropics Legal To Buy In Australia

Are Nootropics Legal To Buy In Australia

Can I Legally Buy Nootropics In Australia

The rules regarding the sale and purchasing of drugs and supplements vary from country to country.

Here in Australia, the guidelines regarding the buying of supplements and drug based products are determined by class or schedule.

The classes for all drugs and supplements are determined by the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) which is the Australian equivalent of the FDA in the US. There are 9 classes or schedules in all.

Nootropics Fall Into Various Classes

Class 2 – This class covers most natural nootropic supplements. Mind Lab Pro and Noocube  (as two examples) fall under this category.

Class 3 – This class covers most pharmacist medicines – some nootropics also fall into this class.

Any product in classes 2 and 3 can be both sold and purchased legally in Australia. Herbal and any supplements contains plant extracts do not require any prescription or have any real restrictions as long as they are not labeled as ‘medicine’.

Class 4 – Prescription medicines, Nootropics including Piracetam and Modafinil are included in this class and can only be legally obtained with a doctors prescription. When buying from overseas, you can only legally import up to a 3 months supply.

This limit also includes natural supplements containing CDP-Choline

Classes 5-9 Covers anything that could be labelled as poison, controlled drug or prohibited substance, this includes drugs like Marijuana, Cocaine, MDMA and Ecstasy.

To Sum Up

Buyers In Australia can buy natural nootropic supplements in Australia without any concerns. If buying from overseas, you might (depending on the product) be limited to a maximum of 3 months supply in one shipment.

The information in this website is for advice and guidance only. It is based on my own intensive research and personal experiences, and is not intended in any way to replace professional medical advice, or to diagnose or treat any health conditions. All rights reserved.