1.3 Drug Schedules Set by Current Law and Regulations

Definition of Controlled Substance Schedules Under the Controlled Substances Act

Drugs and other substances that are considered controlled substances under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) are divided into five schedules.  An updated and complete list of the schedules is published annually in Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) §§ 1308.11 through 1308.15.  Substances are placed in their respective schedules based on whether they have a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States, their relative abuse potential, and the likelihood of causing dependence when abused.

Please take a look at the give schedules provided from the links below.

Schedule 1

Schedule 2

Schedule 3

Schedule 4

Schedule 5

 

 

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