Md. Code, Crim. Law § 5-404

Current with changes from the 2024 legislative session from Chs. 2 through 1049, effective on or before 6/1/2024
Section 5-404 - Schedule III
(a) Schedule III consists of each controlled dangerous substance by whatever official name, common or usual name, chemical name, or brand name:
(1) added to Schedule III by the Department under § 5-202(b) of this title; or
(2) designated as a Schedule III controlled dangerous substance by the federal government unless the Department objects under § 5-202(f) of this title.
(b) The Department may not add a substance to Schedule III under § 5-202 of this title unless the Department finds:
(1) a potential for abuse of the substance that is less than that for the substances listed in Schedule I and Schedule II;
(2) well documented and approved medical use of the substance in the United States; and
(3) evidence that abuse of the substance may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.

Md. Code, CR § 5-404

Amended by 2022 Md. Laws, Ch. 286, Sec. 1, eff. 6/1/2022.
Amended by 2022 Md. Laws, Ch. 285, Sec. 1, eff. 6/1/2022.
Amended by 2020 Md. Laws, Ch. 298, Sec. 1, eff. 10/1/2020.
Amended by 2019 Md. Laws, Ch. 8, Sec. 1, eff. 3/27/2019.
Amended by 2018 Md. Laws, Ch. 212, Sec. 1, eff. 10/1/2018.