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Florida's Schedule II Drug Classification

Section 893.03. Florida Statutes; Standards and Schedules

Classification Of Controlled Substances In Florida

Last Updated: May 27, 2016


Florida typically mimics the United States Code when it establishes and classifies its list of controlled substances. The Federal Schedule II classification establishes what is deemed to be the very harmful drugs that have a medical application. This is also part of the regulatory scheme for these substances. They are all heavily regulated by both federal and state laws.

Section 893.03, Florida Statutes
Subsection Two (2)

(2) SCHEDULE II.--A substance in Schedule II has a high potential for abuse and has a currently accepted but severely restricted medical use in treatment in the United States, and abuse of the substance may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence. The following substances are controlled in Schedule II:

(a) Unless specifically excepted or unless listed in another schedule, any of the following substances, whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of vegetable origin or independently by means of chemical synthesis:

1. Opium and any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of opium, except nalmefene or isoquinoline alkaloids of opium, including, but not limited to the following:

a. Raw opium. b. Opium extracts.
c. Opium fluid extracts. d. Powdered opium.
e. Granulated opium. f. Tincture of opium.
g. Codeine. h. Ethylmorphine.
i. Etorphine hydrochloride. j. Hydrocodone.
k. Hydromorphone. l. Levo-alphacetylmethadol (also known as levo-alpha-acetylmethadol, levomethadyl acetate, or LAAM).
m. Metopon (methyldihydromorphinone). n. Morphine.
o. Oxycodone. p. Oxymorphone.
q. Thebaine.

2. Any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of a substance which is chemically equivalent to or identical with any of the substances referred to in subparagraph 1., except that these substances shall not include the isoquinoline alkaloids of opium.

3. Any part of the plant of the species Papaver somniferum, L.

4. Cocaine or ecgonine, including any of their stereoisomers, and any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of cocaine or ecgonine.

(b) Unless specifically excepted or unless listed in another schedule, any of the following substances, including their isomers, esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers, whenever the existence of such isomers, esters, ethers, and salts is possible within the specific chemical designation:

1. Alfentanil. 2. Alphaprodine.
3. Anileridine. 4. Bezitramide.
5. Bulk propoxyphene (nondosage forms). 6. Carfentanil.
7. Dihydrocodeine. 8. Diphenoxylate.
9. Fentanyl. 10. Isomethadone.
11. Levomethorphan. 12. Levorphanol.
13. Metazocine. 14. Methadone.
15. Methadone-Intermediate,4-cyano-2-dimethylamino-4,4-diphenylbutane. 16. Moramide-Intermediate,2-methyl-3-morpholoino-1,1-diphenylpropane-carboxylic acid.
17. Nabilone. 18. Pethidine (meperidine).
19. Pethidine-Intermediate-A,4-cyano-1-methyl-4-phenylpiperidine. 20. Pethidine-Intermediate-B,ethyl-4-phenylpiperidine-4-carboxylate.
21. Pethidine-Intermediate-C,1-methyl-4- phenylpiperidine-4-carboxylic acid. 22. Phenazocine.
23. Phencyclidine. 24. 1-Phenylcyclohexylamine.
25. Piminodine. 26. 1-Piperidinocyclohexanecarbonitrile.
27. Racemethorphan. 28. Racemorphan.
29. Sufentanil.

(c) Unless specifically excepted or unless listed in another schedule, any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of the following substances, including their salts, isomers, optical isomers, salts of their isomers, and salts of their optical isomers:

1. Amobarbital. 2. Amphetamine.
3. Glutethimide. 4. Methamphetamine.
5. Methylphenidate. 6. Pentobarbital.
7. Phenmetrazine. 8. Phenylacetone.
9. Secobarbital.

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