VIENNA, Austria – April 2021: At its 64th regular session from 12 to 16 April 2021, the Commission on Narcotic Drugs decided to place eight substances under international control. Following recommendations by the WHO, eight substances were added to the relevant schedules of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 as amended by the 1972 Protocol and the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971.
Added to the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961, as amended by the 1972 Protocol:
- Isotonitazene - (Schedule I)
Added to the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971:
- CUMYL-PEGACLONE - (Schedule II)
- MDMB-4en-PINACA - (Schedule II)
- 3-Methoxyphencyclidine (3-Meo-PCP) - (Schedule II)
- Diphenidine - (Schedule II)
- Clonazolam - (Schedule IV)
- Diclazepam - (Schedule IV)
- Flubromazolam - (Schedule IV)
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EWA news clip on substances recommended for scheduling by the WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence: WHO recommends 8 NPS for scheduling.
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