- Schedule I narcotics are those that are defined as having a high tendency for abuse and addition, and have no accepted medical use or treatment. Examples of Schedule I controlled substances include heroin, Quaaludes, and MDMA (Ecstasy) and other methamphetamines.
- Schedule II narcotics are also defined as having a high potential for abuse, but have some medical treatment value under severe restrictions. Examples include cocaine and PCP, as well as commonly prescribed narcotics such as Oxycodone, Morphine and Ritalin.
- Schedule III-V narcotics are those with a commonly accepted medical value and are less likely to be abused. Examples include steroids (III), Ketamine (III) and Hydrocodone (III), Xanax (IV), Valium (IV). Schedule V narcotics include many common medications such as prescription level cough syrup like Robitussin.
If you or someone you know is facing a charge for simple possession of a controlled substance or possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, it is important to speak with a Virginia Beach drug defense lawyer immediately. Our criminal defense lawyers are available 24/7/365 to answer your questions. Contact our office today to schedule a free consultation. (757) 422-4646.
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