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controlled substance

n. a drug which has been declared by federal or state law to be illegal for sale or use, but may be dispensed under a physician's prescription. The basis for control and regulation is the danger of addiction, abuse, physical and mental harm (including death), the trafficking by illegal means, and the dangers from actions of those who have used the substances. (See: narcotics)

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Worldwide sales of the controlled substances closed in on a valuation of US$ 67,000 Mn in 2018, and are projected to record a Y-o-Y growth at 3.5% in 2019, according to a new Fact.MR study.
The mandatory education required by the Safe Prescribing of Controlled Substances Act would focus on best practices for pain management and alternative non-opioid therapies for pain, methods for diagnosing and treating a substance use disorder, linking patients to evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders, and tools to manage adherence and diversion of controlled substances, including Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs.
[ClickPress, Tue Apr 30 2019] Looking into the global marketspace for controlled substances, FactMR has concluded some vital observations which highlights the burgeoning demand for such products.
Safe medication disposal kiosks in Walgreens stores collect unwanted prescriptions, including controlled substances and over-the-counter medications year-round at no cost to customers.
The 59th meeting of CAQCS (Committee for Allocation of Quota of Controlled Substance) held last week proved a futile exercise, raising concerns among manufacturers who are seeing shortage of important medicines in near future.
Distributors are required to make good faith inquiries (per 21 CFR 1301.74) to determine if receivers can possess controlled substances. He said that it's also a good idea to keep a copy (hard copy or electronic) of downstream partners' DEA registration.
Certain drugs and chemical substances are by law known as "controlled substances." (Specific substance) is a controlled substance.
But what happens to the leftover and unused controlled substances that aren't needed during surgery, treatment, or a different medical procedure?
An official of Drap, who is not authorised to speak on record, said the medicines containing controlled substances such as tranquilisers could not be sold without prescription.
ISLAMABAD -- Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) on Monday asked the Chairmen of Provincial Quality Control Boards of Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir to ensure strict compliance of the drug sales rules related to medicines containing controlled substances.
ISLAMABAD -- The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has asked Chairmen of Provincial Quality Control Boards of Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Baluchistan, Gilgit Baltistan and AJK to ensure strict compliance of the Drug Sales Rules, particularly related to the sales of medicines containing controlled substances.
Additionally, the officers spotted paraphernalia used to "consume controlled substances" in plain view in the vehicle.

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