Controlled Substances Act
The Controlled Substances Act (CSA) was passed by the 91st United States Congress as Title II of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 and signed into law by President Richar...
Marihuana Tax Act of 1937
The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, Pub. 238, 75th Congress, 50 Stat. 551 (Aug. 2, 1937) was a United States Act that placed a tax on the sale of cannabis. The H.R. 6385 act was drafted by Harry Anslinger...
Continuing Criminal Enterprise
The Continuing Criminal Enterprise Statute (commonly referred to as CCE Statute or The Kingpin Statute) is a United States federal law that targets large-scale drug traffickers who are responsible for...
Crack epidemic (United States)
The American crack epidemic was a surge of crack cocaine use in major cities across the United States between 1984 and the early 1990s. According to New York Senator Charles Schumer in a statement mad...
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Harry J. Anslinger
Harry Jacob Anslinger (May 20, 1892 – November 14, 1975) was United States government official who served as the first commissioner of the U.S. Treasury Department's Federal Bureau of Narcotics ...
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Blaine Act
The Blaine Act was sponsored by Wisconsin Senator John J. Blaine and passed by the United States Senate on February 17, 1933. It initiated the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States C...
Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988
The Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 (Pub.L. 100–690, 102 Stat. 4181, enacted November 18, 1988, H.R. 5210) is a major law of the so-called "War on Drugs" passed by the U.S. Congress which d...
Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970
The Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970, Pub. L. No. 91-513, 84 Stat. 1236 (Oct. 27, 1970), is a United States federal law that, with subsequent modifications, requires the pha...
Psychotropic Substances Act (United States)
The Psychotropic Substances Act of 1978 amended the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 and Controlled Substances Act to ensure compliance with the Convention on Psychotropic S...
Chemical Diversion and Trafficking Act
The Chemical Diversion and Trafficking Act of 1988 was an amendment to the Controlled Substances Act to regulate precursor chemicals, essential chemicals, tableting machines, and encapsulating machine...
Controlled Substances Penalties Amendments Act of 1984
The Controlled Substances Penalties Amendments Act of 1984, 98 Stat. 2068 (21 U.S.C. § 841(b)), generally enhanced the penalties for violations of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and...
La Guardia Committee
The La Guardia Committee was the first in depth study into the effects of smoking marijuana in the United States. An earlier study, the Indian Hemp Drugs Commission, was conducted by the colonial auth...
Drug Addiction Treatment Act
The Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA 2000), Title XXXV, Section 3502 of the Children's Health Act, permits physicians who meet certain qualifications to treat opioid addiction with Schedule ...
National Minimum Drinking Age Act
The National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984 (23 U.S.C. § 158) was passed on July 17, 1984 by the United States Congress. It punished every state that allowed persons below 21 years to purc...
Title 21 of the United States Code
Title 21 of the United States Code governs Food and Drugs in the United States Code.
Title 21 has 26 chapters:
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Pure Food and Drug Act
The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 was the first of a series of significant consumer protection laws enacted by the Federal Government in the 20th century and led to the creation of the Food and Drug ...
Harrison Narcotics Tax Act
The Harrison Narcotics Tax Act (Ch. 1, 38 Stat. 785) was a United States federal law that regulated and taxed the production, importation, and distribution of opiates and Coca products. The ...
Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act
The Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008, Pub.L. 110–407, 122 Stat. 4296, enacted October 23, 2008, was an act of the United States Congress outlawing operation of or travel...
Webb–Kenyon Act
The Webb–Kenyon Act was a 1913 law of the United States that regulated the interstate transport of alcoholic beverages. It was meant to provide federal support for the prohibition efforts of individua...
Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994
The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 ("DSHEA"), is a 1994 statute of United States Federal legislation which defines and regulates dietary supplements. Under the act, supplements ar...
Willis–Campbell Act
The Willis–Campbell Act of 1921, sponsored by Sen. Frank B. Willis (R) of Ohio and Rep. Philip P. Campbell (R) of Kansas, prohibited doctors from prescribing beer or liquor as a “drug” to treat ailmen...
Prescription Drug Marketing Act
The Prescription Drug Marketing Act (PDMA) of 1987 (P.L. 100-293, 102 Stat. 95) is a law of the United States federal government. It establishes legal safeguards for prescription drug distribution to...
Drug-Free Century Act
The Drug-Free Century Act was introduced to the United States Senate at the dawn of 1999. Its primary purpose was to reduce the transportation and distribution of illegal drugs and to reduce domestic...
Drug-Free Century Act - Wikipedia
List of Schedule V drugs (US)
This is the list of Schedule V drugs as defined by the United States Controlled Substances Act.The following findings are required for drugs to be placed in this schedule:The complete list of Schedule...
List of Schedule V drugs (US) - Wikipedia
List of Schedule II drugs (US)
This is the list of Schedule II drugs as defined by the United States Controlled Substances Act.The following findings are required for drugs to be placed in this schedule:The complete list of Schedul...
List of Schedule IV drugs (US)
This is the list of Schedule IV drugs as defined by the United States Controlled Substances Act.The following findings are required for drugs to be placed in this schedule:The complete list of Schedul...
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List of Schedule III drugs (US)
This is the list of Schedule III drugs as defined by the United States Controlled Substances Act at 21 U.S.C. § 812(c) and 21 C.F.R. 1308.13, with modifications through August 22, 2014 (...
Samuel R. Caldwell
Samuel R. Caldwell (February 11, 1880 – June 24, 1941) was the first person convicted of selling marijuana under the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, according to federal files.
He was born on Feb...
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Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986
The Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986 was a law of the War on Drugs passed by the U.S. Congress. Among other things, they changed the system of federal supervised release from a rehabilitative system into a...
Administrative Controlled Substances Code Number
Administrative Controlled Substances Code Number (ACSCN) is a number assigned to drugs listed on the schedules created by the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). The ACSCN is defined in 21 CFR § 1308.03...