2016 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 17 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety and Welfare
Part 4 - Drugs
§ 39-17-413. Criteria for Schedule V.

TN Code § 39-17-413 (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 V upon finding that:

(1) The substance has low potential for abuse relative to the controlled 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.

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