10A NCAC 26E .0303       USE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES IN SCHEDULE VI

(a)  Pursuant to General Statute 90‑113.3 the Department of Health and Human Services is authorized to engage in research in the misuse and abuse of Schedule VI controlled substances.  The Department of Health and Human Services is also authorized to enter into contracts with other public agencies, institutions of higher education and private organizations or individuals for the purpose of research on the misuse and abuse of Schedule VI controlled substances.  Other than through the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services or proper evidence of federal registration to conduct research in accordance with General Statutes 90‑102(c) and (d), no other person is authorized to use Schedule VI controlled substances.

(b)  Practitioners licensed pursuant to Chapter 90, Article 5, may dispense Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) as an antiemetic agent in cancer chemotherapy.  Compliance with the dispensing requirements of the federal law including the requirements presented in Part 1306 of Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations relating to Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) shall be deemed compliance under General Statute 90, Article 5.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90‑113.3;

Eff. June 30, 1978;

Amended Eff. September 15, 1980;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. February 2, 2016.