Schedule III tests.
(a) The commission shall place a substance in Schedule III upon finding that:
(1) the substance has a potential for abuse less than the substances included in Schedules I and II;
(2) the substance has currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States; and
(3) abuse of the substance may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
(b) The commission may place a substance in Schedule III without making the findings required by subsection (a) of this section if the substance is controlled under Schedule III of the federal Controlled Substances Act by a federal agency as the result of an international treaty, convention, or protocol.
[2013 c 19 § 90; 1993 c 187 § 7; 1971 ex.s. c 308 § 69.50.207.]