controlled substance

noun

Definition of controlled substance

: a drug that requires permission from a doctor to use

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Law Dictionary

controlled substance

noun controlled sub·stance

legal Definition of controlled substance

: 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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