Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-34-.10 - Synthetic Opiates

This rule was adopted to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. This rule places newly identified compounds, including their isomers, esters, ethers, salts and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers, whenever the existence of these isomers, esters, ethers, or salts is possible within the specific chemical designation under Schedule I of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act, Section 16-13-25(1)as follows:

(RR) trans-3,4-dichloro-N-(2-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl)-N-methylbenzamide (U-47700)

(b) This rule is based on the following findings of the Board:
(1) that Synthetic Opiates have an extremely high potential for abuse;
(2) that scientific evidence and scientific knowledge of the pharmacological effects of these compounds demonstrate that the public is at extreme risk if they are not regulated as controlled substances;
(3) that the pattern of abuse of these compounds and the scope and significance of that abuse support regulation;
(4) that there exists an imminent peril to the public health and welfare with regard to the abuse of these compounds;
(5) that these compounds have the same risk to the public health of citizens of the State of Georgia as other substances already contained in Schedule I under the Controlled Substances Act; and
(6) that these compounds have no known precursor already scheduled under the Act.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-34-.10
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 16-13-22, 26-4-28, 50-13-4.
Original Rule entitled "Synthetic Opiates" adopted as ER. 480-34-0.30-.10. F. and eff. April 22, 2016, the date of adoption. Adopted: Permanent Rule of the same title. F. June 22, 2016; eff. July 12, 2016.

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