Controlled Substances Act


UCSA provides fundamental law in the fight against narcotic and dangerous drugs, and achieves uniformity between state and federal drug laws.

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Drafting History

Origin: The Uniform Controlled Substances Act, completed by the Uniform Law Commissioners in 1970 and amended in 1973, was subsequently adopted in 46 states. The Revised Uniform Controlled Substances Act was completed by the Uniform Law Commissioners in 1990, and amended in 1994.
Committee/Resources: Controlled Substances