4-FA is unscheduled in the United States, however it may be considered an analog of PMA, in which case it may be prosecuted under the Federal Analog Act
if intent for human consumption is present.
As of 7/1/12, 4-FA is a schedule 1 substance in the state of Virginia.
As of 1/1/2012 4-FA is illegal to possess, buy, or sell in Germany.
4-FA was added to Israel's list of controlled substances in December of 2007, making it illegal to possess, buy, or sell.
4-FA is a controlled substance in poland.
As of March 1, 2011, Spice
-type cannabinoid receptor agonists, 4-Fluoroamphetamine, MDBD, bk-MBDB
, and 4-Methylmethcathinone are to be considered controlled substances in the Slovak Republic.
4-FA is considered to be a Class A drug
under the Misuse of Drugs