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Clusters of columnar cacti like the San Pedro (Echinopsis pachanoi) are very appealing to me. I want to grow it all around my house. I am aware however that this is considered to be a hallucinogenic drug when consumed, so I am curious as to the legality of growing it in Florida (with no intentions of consumption). I would hate for a police brigade to surround my house in some years when I have a front lawn full of psychoactive cacti hiding in plain sight.

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because questions about the law are out of scope – kevinsky Apr 2 '15 at 10:07
  • Well there is no Legal Stack Overflow so the next best subject would be Gardening & Landscaping. – Pete Jacob Apr 3 '15 at 4:14
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    Each Stack Exchange forum can only address questions in the members field of expertise. I'm not a lawyer and even if I was I should not practice law on an internet forum. – kevinsky Apr 3 '15 at 14:33
  • @PJS1987: You're right, there is no legal SE. Yet. There is, however, a proposal on area51, which you can vote for or commit to; area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/67858/law – Armen Tsirunyan Apr 6 '15 at 19:32
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Seems to have changed name now, so its Trichocereus pachanoi, and there is someone on a web forum growing it outdoors in Florida - but you should maybe check with whatever passes for your Council or Local Authority to see if planting lots of them is a problem. They're not exactly like marijuana, after all...

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