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  Drug Charges
Drug charges cover a broad range of offenses, from the less severe, such as simple possession of a small amount of certain drugs, to the more serious, such as participation in an ongoing drug-related criminal enterprise or manufacturing and distributing drugs.
Although in earlier times drugs were an accepted part of many religious rituals and were lauded for their medicinal effects, society's view of drug use changed and the first narcotics laws began to appear in the early 1900s.
Schedule I drugs are those with a high potential for abuse, with an absence of any medical use, and that are dangerous to the user even under medical supervision.
www.agslawfirm.com /CM/FSDP/PracticePage/Criminal-Law/Drug-Charges.asp   (1336 words)

 Drugs of Abuse Publication, Chapter 1
This emergency scheduling authority permits the scheduling of a substance which is not currently controlled, is being abused, and is a risk to the public health while the formal rule-making procedures described in the CSA are being conducted.
Schedule I drugs are those which have no currently accepted medical use in the United States; they may, therefore, be used in the United States only in research situations.
The penalties are basically determined by the schedule of the drug or other substance, and sometimes are specified by drug name, as in the case of marijuana.
www.dea.gov /pubs/abuse/1-csa.htm   (3996 words)

 Drug Schedule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Schedule II drugs may be available with a prescription by a physician, but not all pharmacies may carry them.
Schedule III drugs have less potential for abuse or addiction than drugs in the first two schedules and have a currently accepted medical use.
Schedule IV drugs have a low potential for abuse, have a currently accepted medical use, has a low chance for addiction or limited addictive properties.
www.addictions.org /schedules.html   (396 words)

 Drug InfoNet - Hydrocodone - [cold]
Ultram is a relatively new synthetic drug that is similar to narcotics.
Shouldn't a drug this habit forming really be assigned as a schedule 2 drug which is much more controlled and has higher regulations (I live in NY where all schedule 2 drugs must be on a triplicate prescription form) rather than a schedule 3 drug which has much more relaxed restrictions.
The importance of my question and the reason I'm asking how controlled drugs are assigned to different DEA classes is if the hydrocodone were a schedule 2 drug, it would have to be written on a triplicate.
www.druginfonet.com /index.php?pageID=faq/new/DRUG_FAQ/Hydrocodone.htm   (2890 words)

 Drug Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The CSA provides that the schedules of controlled substances established by Congress may be amended by the Attorney General in rulemaking proceedings prescribed by the Administrative Procedure Act.
Jon Gettman submitted a petition to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requesting that proceedings be initiated to repeal the rules and regulations that place marijuana and the tetrahydrocannabinols in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and dronabinol and nabilone in Schedule II of the CSA.
Administrative responsibilities for evaluating a substance for control under the CSA are performed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), with the concurrence of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), as described in the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of March 8, 1985 (50 FR 9518-20).
drugandhealthinfo.org /page03.php?ID=40   (3271 words)

 Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act
Schedule I drugs include, but are not limited to, heroin, marijuana, hashish, LSD and other hallucinogens.
Schedule II drugs have a high potential for abuse, but some medical use, and include opium, morphine, codeine, barbiturates, cocaine and its derivatives, amphetamines, phencyclidine (PCP) and other narcotics.
Schedule III, Schedule IV and Schedule V drugs have some potential for abuse, but less than Schedule I and II drugs, with Schedule III drugs having the most potential for abuse and Schedule V the least.
www.drexel.edu /studentlife/drugfreeschools/lawsgoverningdrugs.htm   (785 words)

 Drug Legislation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The purpose of all drug legislation is to protect the consumer from false claims of benefit, harmful effects of drugs, and inappropriate administration of drugs.
Drugs are scheduled from I (no accepted medical used, high abuse potential, and high risk of dependence) to V (accepted medical uses, low abuse potential, low risk of dependence).
This means that the amount of drug present in the blood and available for therapeutic effect may not be the same for a generic drug compared to a brand name drug.
www.muhealth.org /~pharm204/drug_legislation.html   (597 words)

 Drug Cases and Drug Laws - An Experienced Adult Criminal Defense and Juvenile Law Defense for Denver and All of Colorado
Schedule II drugs have a high potential for abuse, a high potential for severe psychological or physical dependency, but also a currently accepted medical use.
Schedule III drugs have less potential for abuse than Schedule II drugs, a potential for moderate psychological or physical dependency, and an accepted medical use.
Schedule V drugs, which have a low potential for abuse, limited dependency, and accepted medical uses, include drugs with small amounts of codeine or other narcotics in them.
www.hmichaelsteinberg.com /drugcases.htm   (801 words)

 Drug Identification
Gama-hydroxybutyrate, known as GHB is a schedule I drug that is a central nervous system depressant that produces an euphoric and hallucinatory state.
Ecstasy (MDMA) is a schedule I drug that is primarily targeted at teenagers and young adults.
Drugs such as crack cocaine and methamphetamine are packaged in the corners of plastic baggies and tied or sealed with twist ties.
www.police.covington.va.us /DrugID.htm   (1819 words)

 DEA, Title 21, Section 812
The schedules established by this section shall be updated and republished on a semiannual basis during the two-year period beginning one year after October 27, 1970, and shall be updated and republished on an annual basis thereafter.
At least 20 States have scheduled such drug in their drug laws and law enforcement officials have been experiencing an increased presence of the drug in driving under the influence, sexual assault, and overdose cases especially at night clubs and parties.
It is difficult to isolate the impact of such drug's ingestion since it is so typically taken with an ever-changing array of other drugs and especially alcohol which potentiates its impact.
www.usdoj.gov /dea/pubs/csa/812.htm   (1921 words)

 Drug Facts : Home
Drugs that have the greatest potential for harm and addiction are placed in higher schedules.
In scheduling a drug, the government takes a number of factors into account: the potential for abuse, the scientific evidence of its effects on the body and brain, the drug's risk to the public, and whether a substance or drug can be transformed into another drug with high abuse potential.
The lower the schedule, the less addictive and dangerous a drug is. A doctor's prescription is needed for all controlled substances, and the higher the schedule, the more difficult it is to obtain refills.
www.justthinktwice.com /drugfacts   (635 words)

 Drug Policy Alliance: Club Drugs
The term "club drugs" usually refers to those substances that are sometimes associated with the dance club and rave culture of the last decade.
The drug is used in Europe as a general anesthetic, a treatment for insomnia and narcolepsy, an aid to childbirth, a treatment for alcoholism, and for many other uses.
GHB is declared both a Schedule I drug (no medical use, high potential for abuse) and a Schedule III drug (accepted medical use, lower potential for abuse) in the US.
www.drugpolicy.org /drugbydrug/clubdrugs   (1026 words)

 Drug-Free Workplace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Drug and alcohol abuse affects the health, safety, and well-being of all employees and students and restricts the University's ability to carry out its mission.
Employees who violate the prohibition against illicit drugs and alcohol are subject to discipline up to and including dismissal, consistent with existing policies and contracts.
Employees who are convicted of a drug crime in the workplace must report it to a supervisor within five days.
www.fpd.finop.umn.edu /groups/ppd/documents/policy/drug_free~1.cfm   (1010 words)

 "The West Wing" Continuity Guide
Although Vicodin itself is Schedule III, the mosly likely reason for the mistake is that its active ingredient, hydrocodone, is a Schedule II drug.
Richard C. Campbell tells us an "example of a Schedule I drug would be 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (Ecstasy) or Marijuana." He refers us to the U.S. Drug Enforement list of drugs in the various schedule numbers.
Schedule V drugs are the least likely to be abused.
westwing.bewarne.com /discontinuity/drugs.html   (442 words)

 Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault Fast Facts
Moreover, most of the drugs typically used in the commission of sexual assaults are rapidly absorbed and metabolized by the body, thereby rendering them undetectable in routine urine and blood drug screenings.
These drugs often render victims unconscious--an effect that is quickened and intensified when the drugs are taken with alcohol.
Drugs used in sexual assaults typically are distributed at raves, dance clubs, and bars, but they are increasingly being sold in schools, on college campuses, and at private parties.
www.usdoj.gov /ndic/pubs8/8872/index.htm   (673 words)

 Rohypnol | Effects of Rohypnol | Rohypnol Drug
Rohypnol is the brand name for a drug called Flunitrazepam, which is a powerful sedative that depresses the central nervous system.
Rohypnol is swallowed as a pill, dissolved in a drink, or snorted.Roofies are frequently used in combination with alcohol and other drugs.
They are sometimes taken to enhance a heroin high, or to mellow or ease the experience of coming down from a cocaine or crack high.
www.drugfree.org /Portal/drug_guide/Rohypnol   (245 words)

 Ecstasy | CESAR
MDMA (3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is the chemical found in the synthetic "club drug" ecstasy, a drug with stimulant and hallucinogenic effects.
MDMA became illegal in 1988 and was categorized as a Schedule I drug.
Ecstasy (a drug with stimulant and hallucinogenic effects) and Viagra (a prescription drug for erectile dysfunction) are being used as one, a combination known as "sextasy" or "trail mix7." Together they produce a synergistic effect where the effects of the two drugs are greater then the effect of each drug individually.
www.cesar.umd.edu /cesar/drugs/ecstasy.asp   (1358 words)

INV sample includes units (30 for Drugs and 40 for devices) for examination and 6 units for bacteriostasis.
Official Sample includes units (30 for drugs and 40 for devices) for examination, units (30-40) for check, 20 units for 702(b) [21 U.S.C. 372(b)] and 6 for bacteriostasis.
Collect a 200 tablet portion for drug potency analysis by the collecting district lab, plus a separate 100 tab portion to be split for dissolution testing
www.fda.gov /ora/inspect_ref/iom/ChapterText/sschedule10.html   (241 words)

 Drug Policy Alliance: Ecstasy
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the drug spread to some members of the psychiatric and psychotherapeutic communities, who hailed MDMA's benefits in treating patients with terminal illness, trauma, phobias, drug addiction, and other disorders.
By 1986 the drug was classified as a Schedule I drug, defined by the DEA as having high abuse potential and no medical value.
Though federal authorities have tried to ban pacifiers, glow sticks and masks as "drug paraphernalia" at electronic music shows, the ACLU in February 2002 won a case that determined these objects could not be banned from musical venues.
www.drugpolicyalliance.com /drugbydrug/ecstasy   (557 words)

 Controlled Drugs
A controlled (scheduled) drug is one whose use and distribution is tightly controlled because of its abuse potential or risk.
Schedule II — drugs with a high abuse risk, but also have safe and accepted medical uses in the United States.
Schedule III, IV, or V drugs include those containing smaller amounts of certain narcotic and non-narcotic drugs, anti-anxiety drugs, tranquilizers, sedatives, stimulants, and non-narcotic analgesics.
www.tsbp.state.tx.us /consumer/broch2.htm   (422 words)

 Georgia drug schedule, cocaine, crack, amphetamine, speed, lsd, ecstasy, heroin
Most felony drug charges are either Schedule I or Schedule II offenses.
Schedule II controlled substances are drugs that have a high potential for abuse and have a currently accepted medical use in treatment.
This schedule of drugs includes various stimulants and depressants as well as certain anabolic steroids.
www.georgiadefenders.com /drugs.schedule.htm   (241 words)

 Drug Charges in Minnesota
Sentencing for drug offenses are determined by guidelines set by the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission and include presumptive sentences to encourage some uniformity in sentencing.
For example, a sentence for a drug crime may be increased if the drug offense took place in a school zone or a park zone.
If the conviction is a subsequent controlled substance conviction, a person convicted under subdivisions 1 to 2a shall be committed to the commissioner of corrections for not less than four years nor more than 40 years and, in addition, may be sentenced to payment of a fine of not more than $1,000,000.
www.nvo.com /beaulier/drugcharges   (1332 words)

 Controlled Substances Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, the case was appealed to the Supreme Court by the federal government, and in 2005, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the federal government.
Of these drugs, Fentanyl is the most tightly restricted, perhaps because physicians have become addicted to it and a few have died of overdoses.
The use of Fentanyl by nurse-anesthetists is controversial: a 2006 People magazine covered the case of such a nurse-anesthetist who inadvisably injected a patient with Fentanyl for post-operative pain; the patient died, the nurse-anesthetist was charged with a felony.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Schedule_I_drug   (3346 words)

 Oxycontin - Facts&Figures - Drug Facts - ONDCP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
According to the Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) 2002 mortality data, oxycodone ranked among the 10 most common drugs in 17 cities, including Philadelphia (93 mentions), Boston (49 mentions), Las Vegas (42), Baltimore (33 mentions), and Seattle (29 mentions).
Schedule II substances have a high potential for abuse, a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States with severe restrictions, and may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
Drug Enforcement Administration, Congressional Testimony, Statement by Terrance W. Woodworth, Deputy Director, Officer of Diversion Control, Before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, August 28, 2001.
www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov /drugfact/oxycontin/index.html   (1323 words)

 OMAP - Drug/NDC Fee Schedule
Note: In order to prepare for the transition from the current MAMIS claims processing system to the new PROMISe system in March 2004, fee schedule information on the OMAP Internet website will not be updated again until after PROMISe implementation.
Drug fee schedule information is updated on a weekly basis regardless of the "last modified" date at the bottom of this page.
To avoid errors, when searching for drugs that contain more than one word (such as children's advil), you must enclose all words in double quotes ("children's advil").
www.dpw.state.pa.us /OMAP/provinf/feesched/omapdrugfee.asp   (278 words)

 Cocaine Drug Addiction Crack Cocaine Addiction
Cocaine is extracted from the leaves of the coca bush and is a powerful, extremely addictive drug.
Cocaine is classified as a Schedule II drug, meaning it has a very high potential for abuse and addiction.
Crack cocaine emerged as a major drug of abuse in the past twenty to twenty-five years.
www.cocainedrugaddiction.com   (900 words)

 Drug Free America Foundation, Inc.
This drug is a very powerful narcotic and one of the most physically and psychologically addictive drugs on Earth.
Heroin abusers have a need for persistent, repeated use of the drug because of the painful physical withdrawal symptoms that result from non-use.
Heroin has a high potential for abuse and is classified as a Schedule I drug in the United States.
www.dfaf.org /drugfacts/heroin.php   (402 words)

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