124.211  Schedule V--criteria.

The board shall recommend to the general assembly that it place in schedule V any substance not already included therein if the board finds that:

1.  The substance has a low potential for abuse relative to the substances listed in schedule IV;

2.  The substance has currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States; and

3.  The substance has limited physical dependence or psychological dependence liability relative to the controlled substances listed in schedule IV.

If the board finds that any substance included in schedule V does not meet these criteria, it shall recommend that the general assembly place the substance in a different schedule or remove it from the list of controlled substances, as appropriate.

Section History: Early form

  [C73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 204.211]

Section History: Recent form

  C93, § 124.211

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