S 605

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 605

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to place synthetic drugs in Schedule I.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 17, 2011

Mr. GRASSLEY (for himself, Mrs. FEINSTEIN, Mr. HATCH, Ms. KLOBUCHAR, Mr. MANCHIN, Mrs. HAGAN, and Mr. WHITEHOUSE) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Controlled Substances Act to place synthetic drugs in Schedule I.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Dangerous Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2011' or the `David Mitchell Rozga Act'.

SEC. 2. ADDITION OF CANNABIMIMETIC AGENTS TO SCHEDULE I OF THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.

    Schedule I, as set forth in section 202(c) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 812(c)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

    `(d)(1) Unless specifically exempted or unless listed in another schedule, any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of cannabimimetic agents, their salts, isomers, and salts of isomers whenever the existence of such salts, isomers, and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation.

    `(2) In paragraph (1), the term `cannabimimetic agents'--

      `(A) means any substance that is a cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1 receptor) agonist as demonstrated by binding studies and functional assays within the following structural classes:

        `(i) 2-(3-hydroxycyclohexyl)phenol with substitution at the 5-position of the phenolic ring by alkyl or alkenyl, whether or not substituted on the cyclohexyl ring to any extent.

        `(ii) 3-(1-naphthoyl)indole or 3-(1-naphthyl)indole by substitution at the nitrogen atom of the indole ring, whether or not further substituted on the indole ring to any extent, whether or not substituted on the naphthoyl or naphthyl ring to any extent.

        `(iii) 3-(1-naphthoyl)pyrrole by substitution at the nitrogen atom of the pyrrole ring, whether or not further substituted in the indole ring to any extent, whether or not substituted on the naphthoyl ring to any extent.

        `(iv) 1-(1-naphthylmethyl)indene by substitution of the 3-position of the indene ring, whether or not further substituted in the indene ring to any extent, whether or not substituted on the naphthyl ring to any extent.

        `(v) 3-phenylacetylindole or 3-benzoylindole by substitution at the nitrogen atom of the indole ring, whether or not further substituted in the indole ring to any extent, whether or not substituted on the phenyl ring to any extent.; and

      `(B) includes--

        `(i) 5-(1,1-dimethylheptyl)-2-[(1R,3S)-3-hydroxycyclohexyl]-phenol (CP-47,497);

        `(ii) 5-(1,1-dimethyloctyl)-2-[(1R,3S)-3-hydroxycyclohexyl]-phenol (cannabicyclohexanol or CP-47,497 C8-homolog);

        `(iii) 1-pentyl-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole (JWH-018 and AM678);

        `(iv) 1-butyl-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole (JWH-073);

        `(v) 1-hexyl-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole (JWH-019);

        `(vi) 1-[2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl]-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole (JWH-200);

        `(vii) 1-pentyl-3-(2-methoxyphenylacetyl)indole (JWH-250);

        `(viii) 1-pentyl-3-[1-(4-methoxynaphthoyl)]indole (JWH-081);

        `(ix) 1-pentyl-3-(4-methyl-1-naphthoyl)indole (JWH-122);

        `(x) 1-pentyl-3-(4-chloro-1-naphthoyl)indole (JWH-398);

        `(xi) 1-(5-fluoropentyl)-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole (AM2201);

        `(xii) 1-(5-fluoropentyl)-3-(2-iodobenzoyl)indole (AM694);

        `(xiii) 1-pentyl-3-[(4-methoxy-benzoyl]indole (SR-19 and RCS-4);

        `(xiv) 1-cyclohexylethyl-3-(2-methoxyphenylacetyl)indole (SR-18 and RCS-8); and

        `(xv) 1-pentyl-3-(2-chlorophenylacetyl)indole (JWH-203).'.

SEC. 3. TEMPORARY SCHEDULING TO AVOID IMMINENT HAZARDS TO PUBLIC SAFETY EXPANSION.

    Section 201(h)(2) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 811(h)(2)) is amended--

      (1) by striking `one year' and inserting `2 years'; and

      (2) by striking `six months' and inserting `1 year'.

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