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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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PUBLIC LAW 8 6 - 4 2 9 - A P R. 22, 1960

Register and, from the time of such publication, such drug shall cease to be an opiate. If the revised finding or decision is not so published in the Federal Register, the said drug shall continue to be an opiate. MODIFICATION OF L I S T OF BASIC NARCOTIC DRUGS

. SEC. 6. The Secretary or his delegate, upon his initiative or upon the petition of any interested person shall have the power by rule made on the record after opportunity for hearing, to alter classifications set forth in section 3(g) by adding to, subtracting from, or further defining such classifications or any one or more of them, on the basis of their chemical structure and content and addiction liability or convertibility into an addicting drug. No new basic class shall be added unless with respect to any drug or drugs falling within such class the Secretary or his delegate shall have determined that such drug is a narcotic drug as defined by section 4731 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended by section 4 of this Act, or has caused a finding or decision to be published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 5 of this Act. For purposes of this section, the Secretary or his delegate may consider changes in classification established by the World Health Organization or its successor in function. RESTRICTIONS ON THE M A N U F ACT U R E OF NARCOTIC DRUGS

SEC. 7. (a) Except as otherwise provided in this Act, it shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture any narcotic drug unless— (1) such narcotic drug falls within a basic class of narcotic drugs established by or pursuant to this Act, and (2) such person holds a currently effective license and manufacturing quota with respect to such basic class of narcotic drug issued pursuant to section 8 of this Act. (b) The omission of a narcotic drug from the classification established pursuant to section 3(g) shall not be construed to permit the manufacture of such narcotic drug, the intent of this Act being to limit the manufacture of narcotic drugs in the United States to those narcotic drugs established under this Act as a basic class of narcotic drugs or as a member of a basic class of narcotic drugs. The fact that the Secretary or his delegate shall have— (1) determined that a drug is a narcotic drug as defined by section 4731 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended by section 4 of this Act, or (2) caused a finding or decision with respect to any drug or other substance to be published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 5 of this Act, shall not require the Secretary or his delegate to add such narcotic drug to the classifications set forth in section 3(g) or to grant a manufacturing quota for such narcotic drug, if the Secretary or his delegate shall determine that it is contrary to the public health and safety to permit the manufacture of such drug within the United States. (c) I t shall be unlawful for any person (1) to manufacture or attempt to manufacture any narcotic drug, or (2) to knowingly permit the manufacture of any narcotic drug, in or upon any place owned, leased, occupied, used or controlled by him unless he (or the lessee, tenant, or other occupant as the case may be) is the holder of a license and quota for the manufacture during the period in question of such narcotic drug in accordance with the provisions of sections 3(g), 8, and 11 of this Act; and it shall be unlawful for the holder of any such

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