depressant or stimulant substance

(9)The term “depressant or stimulant substance” means— (A)a drug which contains any quantity of barbituric acid or any of the salts of barbituric acid; or (B)a drug which contains any quantity of (i) amphetamine or any of its optical isomers; (ii) any salt of amphetamine or any salt of an optical isomer of amphetamine; or (iii) any substance which the Attorney General, after investigation, has found to be, and by regulation designated as, habit forming because of its stimulant effect on the central nervous system; or (C)lysergic acid diethylamide; or (D)any drug which contains any quantity of a substance which the Attorney General, after investigation, has found to have, and by regulation designated as having, a potential for abuse because of its depressant or stimulant effect on the central nervous system or its hallucinogenic effect.

Source

21 USC § 802(9)


Scoping language

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