Summary: H.R.5298 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/15/2018)

Modernizing Drug Enforcement Act of 2018

This bill deems a drug or substance that acts as an opioid mu receptor agonist (e.g., morphine) to be in schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, subject to certain exceptions. A schedule I controlled substance is a drug, substance, or chemical that: has a high potential for abuse; has no currently accepted medical value; and is subject to regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal penalties under the Controlled Substances Act.