Datura

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Datura stramonium
Legal Status (US) Legal, except in KS, LA, NV, OK
Legal Status (UK) Legal
Legal Status (Canada) Legal
FDA Regulation Not FDA Approved
Class Deliriant Hallucinogen
Addiction Risk Addiction-green.png Very low
Therapeutic Index Addiction-red.png Low (1:8)

Datura stramonium, also known as Datura, Jimson weed, or Devil's Snare, is a naturally growing plant found in much of North America.

Datura has hallucinogenic properties, and is classified as a deliriant. It is also toxic at doses slightly higher than those used by people recreationally. Datura has been called "its own anti-drug campaign" because of the extremely unpleasant experiences associated with it.

Legality and Availability[edit]

Datura is legal in the United States, with the exception of Kansas, Louisiana, Nevada, and Oklahoma.[1]

Datura is legal in Canada and the United Kingdom.

The experiences of those who consume Datura are, in general, extremely negative.[2] As a result, the drug is considered to have little risk of becoming an epidemic, and the risk of addiction is virtually zero.