Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substances (Drugs)

About Federal and State Drug Classifications (Schedules)

In New Jersey drug law, “CDS” in an acronym for “Controlled Dangerous Substance.” There are five “Schedules” (categories) of CDS in New Jersey. Most drugs are schedule under federal law, but in some cases drugs may be schedule under state law. For example, New Jersey has banned six drugs used in making “bath salts” even though at this time these six drugs are not scheduled under federal law.

Some drugs are classified under more than one schedule category based on the strength of the drug and whether or not it is mixed with other products.

Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substances

The substance has high potential for abuse and has no accepted medical use in treatment in the United States, or it lacks accepted safety for use in treatment under medical supervision. (N.J.S.A. 24:21-5)

  • 2C-B (Nexus, Venus, Bees, Toonies)
  • 5-MeO-DMT (DMT)
  • Benzylpiperazine (BZP)
  • Cannabis, Marijuana
  • Dimethyltryptamine (DMT, Fantasia, Businessman’s Special)
  • Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB)
  • Hashish, Hash Oil
  • Heroin (Smack, Dope, H, Junk, Brown sugar, Horse)
  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (Acid, LSD, Lucy, Blotter)
  • MDMA (Ecstasy)
  • Mephedrone (M-Cat, Meow, Bath Salts, Bubbles) (Under New Jersey State Law, “Pamela’s Law”)
  • Methagualone
  • Psilocybin Mushrooms (Psychedelic Mushrooms, Magic Mushrooms)
  • Synthetic (Cannabis, Spice, K2, Herbal Incense)
  • Tenamfetamine 3,4-Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA, Sass, Pink, Yop)Mescaline and Peyote

More Drug Information

  • Legal, But Dangerous
  • List of Controlled Dangerous Substances by Schedule
  • Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substances
  • Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substances
  • Schedule III Controlled Dangerous Substances
  • Schedule IV Controlled Dangerous Substances
  • Schedule V Controlled Dangerous Substances
  • Illegal Under Federal Analogue Act
  • Illegal Under Anti Drug Abuse Act
  • Unscheduled Drugs, But Regulated

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