2016 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 17 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety and Welfare
Part 4 - Drugs
§ 39-17-407. Criteria for Schedule II.
The commissioner of mental health and substance abuse services, upon the agreement of the commissioner of health, shall place a substance in Schedule II upon finding that:
(1) The substance has high potential for abuse;
(2) The substance has currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States, or currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions; and
(3) The abuse of the substance may lead to severe psychic or physical dependence.
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