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controlled substance

A drug whose availability is limited by law. A: "I thought you could just find your medication on the shelf at the pharmacy." B: "Nah, I'm on a new one, and it's a controlled substance, so I have a prescription for it." I'm really glad I didn't follow in my brother's footsteps and become addicted to controlled substances.
See also: control, substance
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The entrance of pharmaceutical giants in the cannabis sector of Canada alludes the next significant trend in the controlled substances industry, offering additional credibility to the sector.
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Electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) is a critical step in the transformation of the healthcare industry from manual to automated processes.
* Establishes review capabilities of the Controlled Substances Database under the Board of Pharmacy to flag abnormal
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As far as law enforcement is concerned, the agency notes that a person cannot knowingly distribute or dispense a controlled substance unless they have a valid DEA registration.
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Summary: This report provides prediction and investigation of the controlled substances market.
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