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Dronabinol (Marinol)
Legal Status
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U.S. FEDERAL LAW #
Caution :   All legal information should be verified through other sources. [see below]
U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SUMMARY
Dronabinol
REGULATED
Yes
STATUS
Scheduled
SCHEDULE
Schedule III
CLASSIFICATION
Hallucinogen
While tetrahydrocannabinols, the active chemicals contained in Cannabis plants, are Schedule I in the United States (making them federally illegal to cultivate, buy, possess, or distribute), an exception has been made for dronabinol (synthetic THC). Dronabinol is Schedule III when "in sesame oil and encapsulated in a soft gelatin capsule in a U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved product". Dronabinol was moved from Schedule II to Schedule III in July 1999.

INTERNATIONAL LAW #
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CAUTION & DISCLAIMER #
Erowid legal information is a summary of data gathered from site visitors, government documents, websites, and other resources. We are not lawyers and can not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided here. We do our best to keep this information correct and up-to-date, but laws are complex and constantly changing. Laws may also vary from one jurisdiction to another (county, state, country, etc)...this list is not comprehensive.