The Schedules for Controlled Drugs - USA
This is a simplified list. For more detailed information please refer to:
Controlled Substances - Alphabetical Order - July 2012
Schedule 1 Controlled Drugs (CD Lic)
The drugs listed in Schedule 1 have no recognised medicinal use.
Examples of drugs listed in Schedule 1 include cannabis and cannabis resin, coca leaf, lysergamide, lysergide (LSD) and mescaline. Only certain persons have been licensed by the Home Office to possess them for research and other special purposes in the public interest and they are not available in general practice.
DO NOT PURCHASE Schedule 1 Controlled Drugs ONLINE. It is illegal and/or a scam.
Schedule 2 Controlled Drugs (CD)
Examples of Schedule 2 controlled drugs include:
Federal and state laws regulate the distribution of all prescription medicines. The regulations are more stringent for Schedule II drugs.
Schedule 2 Controlled Drugs are subject, under the Misuse of Drugs [Safe Custody] Regulations 1973, to safe custody requirements, except secobarbital.
DO NOT PURCHASE Schedule 2 Controlled Drugs ONLINE. It is likely to be illegal and/or a scam.
Schedule 3 Controlled Drugs (CD No Reg)
Examples of Schedule 3 Controlled Drugs include:
barbiturates (except quinalbarbitone/secobarbital)
phentermine - used to be a popular online purchase
Schedule 3 Controlled Drugs are exempt from safe custody requirements and can be stored on the open dispensary shelf (temazepam, buprenorphine, flunitrazepam and diethylproprion are exceptions to this rule and must be stored in a complying receptacle)
DO NOT PURCHASE Schedule 3 Controlled Drugs ONLINE
Schedule 4 Controlled Drugs (CD Benz; CD Anab)
This schedule is split into two parts, Part 1 (CD Benzodiazepines) and Part 2 (CD Anabolic Steroids). Schedule 4 Controlled Drugs are subject to lesser control. Controlled drugs prescription requirements do not apply and there is no requirement for storage in a locked receptacle. Invoices must be retained for two years.
Schedule 5 Controlled Drugs (CD Inv)
Schedule 5 Controlled Drugs are subject to minimal control.
Schedule III-V drugs include:
Fiorinal w/Codeine Guaifenesin w/Codeine
The above information applies to USA. Other countries each have their own regulations. However this is a handy guide.