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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Does the Controlled Substances Act - a law designed to prevent illegal drug trafficking - give the federal government the right to punish doctors who comply with Oregon's twice-approved Death with Dignity Act?
Section 303 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.
The Controlled Substances Act requires a physician to obtain a federal registration, separate from the physician's state medical license, from the DEA in order to prescribe or distribute controlled substances.
He said it should be well within the federal government's authority to regulate how doctors operate under the federal Controlled Substances Act.
The Controlled Substances Act was adopted almost 30 years ago (in 1970) and strengthened in 1984 because drug abuse was seen as a national problem requiring regulation beyond the state level.
Additionally, VeriMed pharmacists utilize this data prior to dispensing to help, among other benefits, ensure compliance with the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 and to confirm the legitimacy of prescription being filled.
The case stems from a directive Ashcroft issued in November 2001 that said doctor-assisted suicide isn't a "legitimate medical purpose" under the federal Controlled Substances Act.
2) under the Controlled Substances Act and Implementing regulations, an exception to this general prohibition permits the dispensing and distribution of certain controlled substances by properly registered physicians for legitimate medical purposes;
The investigation concerns actions by PharMerica's Board of Directors that have allegedly caused the Company to violate the False Claims Act ("FCA") and the Controlled Substances Act ("CSA").
6, 2001, with no advance warning to Oregon representatives, Attorney General John Ashcroft fired the first shot in the battle between the state of Oregon and the federal government over which government has the ultimate authority to decide what constitutes the legitimate practice of medicine, at least when Schedule II substances regulated under the Controlled Substances Act .
While the federal Controlled Substances Act classifies marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug with no legitimate medical use, state courts have ruled that they hold a different view that does not illegally undermine the law.
He ignored the fact that Janet Reno, his predecessor under the Clinton administration, had already set the limits of federal power in interpreting the federal Controlled Substances Act.

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