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Controlled drugs list

The most commonly encountered drugs currently controlled under the misuse of drugs legislation.

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The list shows each drug’s respective classifications under both the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001. The list is not exhaustive and, in the event of a substance not being listed above, reference should also be made to the published Act and Regulations at legislation.gov.uk, specifically Parts I, II, III and IV of Schedule 2 to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and in Schedules 1 to 5 to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001.

Published 26 May 2016
Last updated 1 June 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated controlled drugs list.
  2. First published.