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SOR/2016-73 April 15, 2016

CONTROLLED DRUGS AND SUBSTANCES ACT

Order Amending Schedule III to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (2C-phenethylamines)

P.C. 2016-226 April 15, 2016

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to section 60 of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (see footnote a), deeming that it is necessary in the public interest, makes the annexed Order Amending Schedule III to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (2C-phenethylamines).

Order Amending Schedule III to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (2C-phenethylamines)

Amendments

1 Item 24 of Schedule III to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (see footnote 1) is repealed.

2 Schedule III to the Act is amended by adding the following after item 34:

35 2C-phenethylamines and their salts, derivatives, isomers and salts of derivatives and isomers that correspond to the following chemical description  :

  • any substance that has a 1-amino-2-phenylethane structure substituted at the 2’ and 5’ or 2’ and 6’ positions of the benzene ring by an alkoxy or haloalkoxy group, or substituted at two adjacent carbon atoms of the benzene ring which results in the formation of a furan, dihydrofuran, pyran, dihydropyran or methylenedioxy group — whether or not further substituted on the benzene ring to any extent, whether or not substituted at the amino group by one or two, or a combination of, methyl, ethyl, propyl, isopropyl, hydroxyl, benzyl (or benzyl substituted to any extent) or benzylene (or benzylene substituted to any extent) groups and whether or not substituted at the 2-ethyl (beta carbon) position by a hydroxyl, oxo or alkoxy group — and its salts and derivatives and salts of derivatives, including
    • (1) 4-bromo-2,5-dimethoxy-N-(2-methoxybenzyl)phenethylamine (25B-NBOMe)
    • (2) 4-chloro-2,5-dimethoxy-N-(2-methoxybenzyl)phenethylamine (25C-NBOMe)
    • (3) 4-iodo-2,5-dimethoxy-N-(2-methoxybenzyl)phenethylamine (25I-NBOMe)
    • (4) 4-bromo-2,5-dimethoxybenzeneethanamine (2C-B)

Coming into Force

3 This Order comes into force on the 180th day after the day on which it is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.

N.B. The Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for this Order appears at page 839, following SOR/2016-72.