Controlled-substance meaning

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A drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are prohibited by or regulated under the federal Controlled Substances Act or an analogous state law.
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A drug regulated by the Federal Controlled Substances Acts, including opiates, depressants, stimulants, and hallucinogens.
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A drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are prohibited by or regulated under the federal Controlled Substances Act or an analogous state law.
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Any drug whose production, possession, importation, and distribution is strictly regulated or outlawed. These include depressants (such as barbiturates), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, and peyote), marijuana, opiates (heroin, morphine, and opium), and stimulants (amphetamines and cocaine). The substances are listed in five categories, or schedules, according to their characteristics and the type and degree of regulation is determined by the category the particular substance is in.
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(idiomatic) A drug deemed to be illegal by a government except for very limited professional testing purposes.
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