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Import and Export Restrictions on Three Synthetic Cannabinoids Extended

Friday, January 27, 2017
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The Drug Enforcement Administration has extended the temporary placement of three synthetic cannabinoids into Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act until Jan. 27, 2018, or until a permanent scheduling proceeding is completed, whichever occurs first. This action continues the administrative, civil, and criminal sanctions and regulatory controls applicable to Schedule I substances under the CSA on the manufacture, distribution, possession, importation, exportation, research, and conduct of instructional activities of the following substances, including their optical, positional, and geometric isomers, salts, and salts of isomers.

- N-(1-amino-3-methyl-1-oxobutan-2-yl)-1-(cyclohexylmethyl)-1H-indazole-3-carboxamide (common name AB-CHMINACA)

- N-(1-amino-3-methyl-1-oxobutan-2-yl)-1-pentyl-1H-indazole-3-carboxamide (common name AB-PINACA)

- [1-(5-fluoropentyl)-1H-indazol-3-yl](naphthalen-1-yl)methanone (common name THJ-2201)

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