One of the current issues with nootropic consumption is that people are sourcing them from the internet. They’re turning to Amazon or even the deep web because they can’t buy them over the counter. The issue with this is that there is no quality control and this is extremely risky.
Even the FDA isn’t infallible but it can’t approve drugs that may actively kill or hurt people. Many students are buying these prescription drugs online and they have serious side effects that they don’t consider. Regulation is crucial so that young people don’t tempt fate (via Web MD).