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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

98 STAT. 2071

section or other provision of the Controlled Substances Act, and whenever in sections 520 through 525 an amendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment to, or repeal of, a section or other provision, the reference shall be considered to be made to a section or other provision of the Controlled Substances Import and

21 USC 801 note.

Export Act.

21 USC 951 note.

SEC. 507. (a) Section 102 (21 U.S.C. 802) is amended by redesignating paragraphs (14) through (29) as paragraphs (15) through (30), respectively, and by adding after paragraph (13) the following: "(14) The term 'isomer' means the optical isomer, except as used in schedule 1(c) and schedule II(a)(4). As used in schedule 1(c), the term 'isomer' means the optical, positional, or geometric isomer. As used in schedule II(a)(4), the term 'isomer' means the optical or geometric isomer.". (b) Paragraph (17) (as so redesignated) of section 102 is amended to read as follows: "(17) The term 'narcotic drug' means any of the following whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of vegetable origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis: "(A) Opium, opiates, derivatives of opium and opiates, 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. Such term does not include the isoquinoline alkaloids of opium. "(B) Poppy straw and concentrate of poppy straw. "(C) Coca leaves, except coca leaves and extracts of coca leaves from which cocaine, ecgonine, and derivatives of ecgonine or their salts have been removed. "(D) Cocaine, its salts, optical and geometric isomers, and salts of isomers. "(E) Ecgonine, its derivatives, their salts, isomers, and salts of isomers. "(F) Any compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of any of the substances referred to in subparagraphs (A) through (E).". (c) Paragraph (a)(4) of schedule II is amended by inserting after "coca leaves" the first time it appears the following: "(including cocaine and ecgonine and their salts, isomers, derivatives, and salts of isomers and derivatives)". SEC. 508. Section 201 (21 U.S.C. 811) is amended by adding a new subsection (h) as follows: "(h)(1) If the Attorney General finds that the scheduling of a substance in schedule I on a temporary basis is necessary to avoid an imminent hazard to the public safety, he may, by order and without regard to the requirements of subsection (b) relating to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, schedule such substance in schedule I if the substance is not listed in any other schedule in section 202 or if no exemption or approval is in effect for the substance under section 505 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Such an order may not be issued before the expiration of thirty days from—

"(A) the date of the publication by the Attorney General of a notice in the Federal Register of the intention to issue such order and the grounds upon which such order is to be issued, and

21 USC 812.

21 USC 821. 21 USC 355. Federal

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