Controlled Substances Act


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Controlled Substances Act

 
a federal law that regulates the prescribing and dispensing of psychoactive drugs, including narcotics, hallucinogens, depressants, and stimulants. See table at drug dependence.

Controlled Substances Act

/Con·trolled Sub·stan·ces Act/ a federal law that regulates the prescribing and dispensing of psychoactive drugs, including narcotics, hallucinogens, depressants, and stimulants.

Controlled Substances Act

a U.S. law enacted in 1970 that regulates the prescribing and dispensing of psychoactive drugs, including stimulants, depressants, and hallucinogens. The act lists five categories of restricted drugs, organized by their medical acceptance, abuse potential, and ability to produce dependence.

Controlled Substances Act

the law that regulates the prescribing and dispensing of dangerous substances, especially psychoactive drugs, including narcotics, hallucinogens, depressants and stimulants.
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Consequently, cases involving MDPV or mephedrone may be prosecuted under the Federal Analog Act of the Controlled Substances Act.
Janeczko also states it is "a bit of a surprise" that the DEA would demand these explicit agreements to grant agency when the Controlled Substances Act itself does not request them.
Several states have classified Salvia as a Schedule 1 substance, modeled after the federal Controlled Substances Act, where Schedule 1 substances are considered to have a high potential for dependency and no accepted medical use.
The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 put a stop to its cultivation.
But because marijuana is still a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act, it can be tricky getting your hands on some.
The statutory phrase "any felony punishable under the [federal] Controlled Substances Act" should be disassembled into its separate components of (1) "any felony" and (2) "punishable under the Controlled Substances Act," and
Appellants seek declaratory and injunctive relief based on the alleged unconstitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act, and a declaration that medical necessity precludes enforcement of the Controlled Substances Act against them.
The Attorney General through the Drug Enforcement Administration regulates the commercial drug market with respect to drugs with a potential for addiction and abuse, pursuant to the Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.
Although the FDA has suggested the drug is placed in schedule two of the Controlled Substances Act, which means it has a "high potential" for misuse - the same level as Adderall XR.
Filling a known invalid prescription is a violation of the Controlled Substances Act.
Although the regulation of physician behavior is typically a responsibility of the state in which the physician practices, the federal government in 1970 enacted the Controlled Substances Act to combat drug abuse by controlling illegitimate trafficking by physicians of substances that also have a medical use.
The drugs Oregon physicians prescribe under the ODWDA are regulated under a federal statute, the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) (Gonzales v.

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