2018 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.
- 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.