controlled substance
A drug or other substance, or immediate precursor included in Schedule I, II, III, IV, or V of the Controlled Substances Act.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • controlled substance — controlled sub·stance n: a substance (as a drug) whose use and possession is regulated by law (as title 21, chapter 13 of the U.S. Code) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. controlled substance …   Law dictionary

  • controlled substance — ☆ controlled substance n. a drug regulated by the Federal Controlled Substances Acts, including opiates, depressants, stimulants, and hallucinogens …   English World dictionary

  • controlled substance — noun a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law • Hypernyms: ↑drug • Hyponyms: ↑cannabis, ↑marijuana, ↑marihuana, ↑ganja, ↑club drug, ↑hard drug, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Controlled substance — For other uses, see Substance control (disambiguation). A controlled substance is generally a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use are regulated by a government. This may include illegal drugs and prescription medications… …   Wikipedia

  • controlled substance — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms controlled substance : singular controlled substance plural controlled substances legal a drug or chemical that the law does not allow you to make, own or use …   English dictionary

  • controlled substance —    a narcotic    So called because its legal manufacture and distribution are regulated and supervised:     ... there was no evidence that he was dealing in what the government laughingly calls a controlled substance . (Sanders, 1987) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • controlled substance — noun (C) law a drug that it is illegal to possess or use: Heroin is a controlled substance …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • controlled substance — controlled′ sub′stance n. pha any of a category of behavior altering or addictive drugs, as heroin or cocaine, whose possession and use are restricted by law • Etymology: 1970–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • controlled substance — con.trolled substance n law a drug that is illegal to possess or use without permission from a doctor ▪ an arrest for the possession and sale of controlled substances …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • controlled substance — /kəntroʊld ˈsʌbstəns/ (say kuhntrohld substuhns) noun a chemical substance, such as a drug, the availability or use of which is controlled by law …   Australian English dictionary

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