Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substances ("CDS")

N.J.S.A. 24:21-5. Schedule I Drugs

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The drug laws of New Jersey prohibit possession, distribution and/or consumption of various substances. Schedule I contains certain regulated drugs under the law. An individual may be charged with possession or even selling CDS depending the allegations of a particular case. If you are interested in more information regarding this subject, you may consult our Drug Crimes overview or any number of practice pages on specific type of CDS, for example, prescription drugs. In any case, the substances falling within Schedule I are outlined at N.J.S.A. 24:21-5, which provides:

a. Tests. The director shall place a substance in Schedule I if he finds that the substance: (1) has high potential for abuse; and (2) has no accepted medical use in treatment in the United States; or lacks accepted safety for use in treatment under medical supervision.

b. The controlled dangerous substances listed in this section are included in Schedule I, subject to any revision and republishing by the director pursuant to subsection d. of section 3 of P.L.1970, c. 226 (C.24:21-3), and except to the extent provided in any other schedule.

c. Any of the following opiates, including their isomers, esters, and ethers, unless specifically excepted, whenever the existence of such isomers, esters, ethers and salts is possible within the specific chemical designation:

  1. Acetylmethadol
  2. Allylprodine
  3. Alphacetylmethadol
  4. Alphameprodine
  5. Alphamethadol
  6. Benzethidine
  7. Betacetylmethadol
  8. Betameprodine
  9. Betamethadol
  10. Betaprodine
  11. Clonitazene
  12. Dextromoramide
  13. Dextrorphan
  14. Diampromide
  15. Diethylthiambutene
  16. Dimenoxadol
  17. Dimepheptanol
  18. Dimethylthiambutene
  19. Dioxaphetyl butyrate
  20. Dipipanone
  21. Ethylmethylthiambutene
  22. Etonitazene
  23. Etoxeridine
  24. Furethidine
  25. Hydroxypethidine
  26. Ketobemidone
  27. Levomoramide
  28. Levophenacylmorphan
  29. Morpheridine
  30. Noracymethadol
  31. Norlevorphanol
  32. Normethadone
  33. Norpipanone
  34. Phenadoxone
  35. Phenampromide
  36. Phenomorphan
  37. Phenoperidine
  38. Piritramide
  39. Proheptazine
  40. Properidine
  41. Racemoramide
  42. Trimeperidine.

d. Any of the following narcotic substances, their salts, isomers and salts of isomers, unless specifically excepted, whenever the existence of such salts, isomers and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation:

  1. Acetorphine
  2. Acetylcodone
  3. Acetyldihydrocodeine
  4. Benzylmorphine
  5. Codeine methylbromide
  6. Codeine-N-Oxide
  7. Cyprenorphine
  8. Desomorphine
  9. Dihydromorphine
  10. Etorphine
  11. Heroin
  12. Hydromorphinol
  13. Methyldesorphine
  14. Methylhydromorphine
  15. Morphine methylbromide
  16. Morphine methylsulfonate
  17. Morphine-N-Oxide
  18. Myrophine
  19. Nicocodeine
  20. Nicomorphine
  21. Normorphine
  22. Phoclodine
  23. Thebacon.

e. Any material, compound, mixture or preparation which contains any quantity of the following hallucinogenic substances, their salts, isomers and salts of isomers, unless specifically excepted, whenever the existence of such salts, isomers, and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation:

  1. 3,4-methylenedioxy amphetamine
  2. 5-methoxy-3,4-methylenedioxy amphetamine
  3. 3,4,5-trimethoxy amphetamine
  4. Bufotenine
  5. Diethyltryptamine
  6. Dimethyltryptamine
  7. 4-methyl-2,5-dimethoxylamphetamine
  8. Ibogaine
  9. Lysergic acid diethylamide
  10. Marihuana
  11. Mescaline
  12. Peyote
  13. N-ethyl-3-piperidyl benzilate
  14. N-methyl-3-piperidyl benzilate
  15. Psilocybin
  16. Psilocyn
  17. Tetrahydrocannabinols.

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