Any person may apply for an exception to the application of any provision of this chapter by filing a written request with the Office of Diversion Control,
Drug Enforcement Administration
, stating the reasons for such exception. See the Table of DEA Mailing Addresses in § 1321.01 of this chapter for the current mailing address. The Administrator may grant an exception in his discretion, but in no case shall he/she be required to grant an exception to any person which is otherwise required by law or the regulations cited in this section.