Fairfax Criminal Lawyer Lists: Virginia Schedule II Drugs
In most drug cases in Virginia, the “Schedule” each specific illegal substance belongs to will prove to be one of the main inquiries which a Virginia criminal attorney will address when performing a case evaluation or analysis. It should also be considered by your Virginia or local Fairfax Criminal Defense Lawyer when formulating a “theory” of the case (the phrase our Fairfax Defense Law Firm uses to refer to a case’s primary argument and strategic approach.
Virginia Schedule II drugs i include many prescriptions: oxycodone and hydrocodone to name a couple. These may also be known to some people by their brand names, Percocet and Vicodin respectively. Some Virginia Schedule II drugs may surprise readers and researchers: opium extracts are Schedule II, but so is the relatively mild opiate, “Codeine” (Codeine is used in some prescription cough syrups).
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If you have been charged with a drug-related offense in Virginia and would like to read more about specific drug charges, our main drug crime page may be of interest. For other Scheduled drugs in Virginia, our Schedule I, Schedule III, Schedule IV, Schedule V, and Schedule VI pages similarly list the drugs included.
Virginia Schedule II Opium and opiates
- thebaine-derived butorphanol,
- naloxone naltrexone
but including the following:
- Raw opium;
- Opium extracts;
- Opium fluid extracts;
- Powdered opium;
- Granulated opium;
- Tincture of opium;
- Etorphine hydrochloride;
- Oripavine (3-O-demethylthebaine or 6,7,8,14-tetradehydro-4,
- Any substance “chemically equivalent” . . . with any of the substances referred to in this subsection, but not including isoquinoline alkaloids of opium.
- Opium poppy and poppy straw.
- Coca leaves [or chemical equivalent], but not including “decocainized” coca leaves or extractions which do not contain cocaine or ecgonine; cocaine or any salt or isomer thereof.
- Concentrate of poppy straw (phenanthrene alkaloids)
Additional VA Schedule II Opiates
- Bulk dextropropoxyphene (nondosage forms);
- Levo-alphacetylmethadol (levo-alpha-acetylmethadol) (levomethadyl acetate) (LAAM);
- Methadone – Intermediate, 4-cyano-2-dimethylamino-4, 4-diphenyl butane;
- Moramide – Intermediate, 2-methyl-3-morpholino-1, 1-diphenyl-propane-carboxylicacid;
- Pethidine (other name: meperidine);
- Pethidine – Intermediate – A, 4-cyano-1-methyl-4-phenylpiperidine;
- Pethidine – Intermediate – B, ethyl-4-phenylpiperidine-4-carboxylate;
- Pethidine – Intermediate – C, 1-methyl-4-phenylpiperidine-4-carboxylic acid;
Virginia Schedule II Stimulants
- Amphetamine, its salts, optical isomers
- Phenmetrazine and its salts
- Any substance which contains any quantity of methamphetamine
Virginia Schedule II Depressants
Virginia Schedule II Hallucinogenic
Virginia Schedule II Immediate precursors
to amphetamine and methamphetamine:
- 1-piperidinocyclohexanecarbonitrile (other name: PCC).
- c. Immediate precursor to fentanyl:
- 4-anilino-N-phenethyl-4-piperidine (ANPP).
[i] § 54.1-3448. Virginia Schedule II.
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