Clarify the Language Defining Schedule W Drugs and To Add Drugs to the List of Schedule W Drugs

Last updated: Jul 4, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Pharmacy Related
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Senator Scott Cyrway, Senate 16 - Kennebec County
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 1546

Position:

Monitoring.

UPDATE: This bill has been passed and signed into law. It will take effect 90 days post-adjournment.

UPDATE: This bill has been passed and awaits action by Governor LePage.

Summary:

This bill clarifies that any compound, mixture or preparation containing narcotic drugs in any quantity is a schedule W drug unless listed or described in another schedule. The bill adds phenylpiperazine, mitragynine, U-47700, despropionyl fentanyl, furanylfentanyl and fluorofentanyl to the list of schedule W drugs.