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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5 kilograms of N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) a hallucinogenic substance listed as a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970.
McGuffin identified the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act as amended by the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA), and the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 as the "key to regulation of marijuana and other cannabis-derived products.
Reclamation will operate its facilities and administer its water-related contracts in a manner that is consistent with the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, as amended," Mr DuBray said.
the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 (CSA) divides substances requiring regulation into schedules.
Congress enacted the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, the first
Perhaps the most remarkable thing about the experiment was that it occurred at all, given that psilocybin is banned by the Controlled Substances Act of 1970.
Indeed, Kennedy took care to note that the issue before the court was not the morality of assisted suicide, a matter on which many Oregonians and fellow Americans disagree, but the legality of the attorney general's interpretation of the Controlled Substances Act of 1970.
The DEA says that the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 bars not only marijuana, but any plant with THC, so hemp, even with faint traces, is illegal.
The bill would remove hemp from the Schedule I controlled substance list under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, lifting the current legal restrictions on the plant as long as it contains less than 0.
Marijuana is still illegal on the federal level, classified as a Schedule I controlled substance alongside heroin, lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, methaqualone, and other drugs banned under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970.
The medicinal value of marijuana wouldn't be an issue if it weren't for the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, which assigned marijuana a Schedule I designation.

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