controlled substance

Definition of controlled substance

  1. :  a drug that requires permission from a doctor to use

Word by Word Definitions

controlledplay
  1. :  restrained

    :  regulated by law with regard to possession and use

substanceplay
  1. :  essential nature :  essence

    :  a fundamental or characteristic part or quality

    :  god


Law Dictionary

controlled substance

noun controlled sub·stance

Legal Definition of controlled substance

  1. :  a substance (as a drug) whose use and possession is regulated by law (as title 21, chapter 13 of the U.S. Code)


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