Virginia Schedule IV Drugs and Substances
If you have been charged with a drug possession or distribution-related offense, check the Summons you should have received upon arrest, and determine if you are faced with a misdemeanor or felony. If you have questions, contact your local Fairfax Criminal Law Attorney. For a list of the Virginia Misdemeanor Classes and authorized punishments if convicted, click here. This list/post does not contain legal advice, and is for educational purpose only. Please speak with a qualified lawyer if you are facing a charge.
According to the Virginia Code § 54.1-3452 Schedule IV., unless otherwise noted or specified, the following substances fall into this category:
“[S]ubstances having a potential for abuse associated with a depressant effect” on the human central nervous system:
- Chloral betaine;
- Chloral hydrate;
- Ethyl loflazepate;
As well as:
And the following, which cause “a stimulant effect on the central nervous system:”
- Cathine (+)-norpseudoephedrine;
- Pemoline (including organometallic complexes and chelates thereof);
- SPA (-)-1-dimethylamino-1, 2-diphenylethane.
Dextropropoxyphene (alpha-(+)-4-dimethylamino-1, 2-diphenyl-3-methyl-2-propionoxy butane);
Not more than 1 milligram of difenoxin and not less than 25 micrograms of atropine sulfate per dosage unit.
And finally: “Unless specifically excepted or unless listed in another schedule:”
- Butorphanol (including its optical isomers);
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