DEA Code of Regulations

DEA Code of Regulations

The listing of peyote as a controlled substance in Schedule I, does not apply to the non drug use of peyote in bona fide religious ceremonies of the Native American Church, and members of the Native American Church

 

TITLE 21 – FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER II – DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
PART 1307 – MISCELLANEOUS
1307.31 – Native American Church.
The listing of peyote as a controlled substance in Schedule I, does not apply to the non drug use of peyote in bona fide religious ceremonies of the Native American Church, and members of the Native American Church so using peyote are exempt from registration. Any person who manufactures peyote for or distributes peyote to the Native American Church, however, is required to obtain registration annually and to comply with all other requirements of law.

Dept. of Justice