2016 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 17 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety and Welfare
Part 4 - Drugs
§ 39-17-409. Criteria for Schedule III.

TN Code § 39-17-409 (2016) What's This?

The commissioner of mental health and substance abuse services, upon the agreement of the commissioner of health, shall place a substance in Schedule III upon finding that:

(1) The substance has a potential for abuse less than the substances listed in Schedules I and II;

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

(3) Abuse of the substance may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.

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