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Controlled Drugs

- high risk for abuse
- amphetamines, narcotics, certain barbiturates

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Controlled Substances

- substances which can alter mental processes and that may produce harm to health and to society when distributed or used without supervision

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Schedule 1

- most dangerous drugs
- opiates (heroin, opium, morphine, and cocaine)

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Schedule 2

- cannabis related drugs

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Schedule 3

- amphetamines and LSD

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Schedule 4

- barbiturates and anabolic steroids
- considered harmful but have therapeutic uses

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Schedule 5 and 6

- precursors required to produce controlled substances

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Schedule 7 and 8

- specifies amount of cannabis to charge and sentence

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Stages of New Drug Development

- preclinical testing: before tested on humans, FDA approval
- clinical testing:
1. healthy volunteers
2. test in patients
3. test in patients: apply for FDA approval
4. post-marketing surveillance: effects on large population

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Special Access Programme

provides access to nonmarketed drugs for practitioners treating patients with serious conditions when conventional therpaies have failed/unsuitable/unavailable
- allows manufacture to sell drug that cannot be sold or distributed in Canada