H903: Add Tianeptine to Controlled Substance List. Latest Version

Session: 2023 - 2024

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AN ACT to add tianeptine to the list of SCHEDULE II controlled substances, as recommended by the house select committee on substance abuse.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  G.S. 90‑90 reads as rewritten:

§ 90‑90.  Schedule II controlled substances.

This schedule includes the controlled substances listed or to be listed by whatever official name, common or usual name, chemical name, or trade name designated. In determining that a substance comes within this schedule, the Commission shall find: a high potential for abuse; currently accepted medical use in the United States, or currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions; and the abuse of the substance may lead to severe psychic or physical dependence. The following controlled substances are included in this schedule:

(2)        Any of the following opiates or opioids, including their isomers, esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, whenever the existence of such isomers, esters, ethers, and salts is possible within the specific chemical designation unless specifically exempted or listed in other schedules:

bb.       Tianeptine.


SECTION 2.  This act becomes effective September 1, 2024, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.