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con·trolled substance

(kən-trōld′)
n.
A drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are prohibited by or regulated under the federal Controlled Substances Act or an analogous state law.

controlled′ sub′stance


n.
any of a category of behavior-altering or addictive drugs, as heroin or cocaine, whose possession and use are restricted by law.
[1970–75]

controlled substance

A drug or other substance, or immediate precursor included in Schedule I, II, III, IV, or V of the Controlled Substances Act.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by lawcontrolled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana - the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
club drug - a controlled substance that is usually taken by young people at dance clubs and raves
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
hard drug - a narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely to cause addiction
LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide - a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid
deoxyephedrine, meth, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, shabu, chicken feed, crank, chalk, trash, glass, ice - an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
opium - an addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy
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