GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
HOUSE BILL 13*
Short Title: Ban Mephedrone.
Representatives Cleveland, L. Brown, and Ingle (Primary Sponsors).
For a complete list of Sponsors, see Bill Information on the NCGA Web Site.
Health and Human Services, if favorable, Judiciary Subcommittee B, if favorable, Appropriations.
January 31, 2011
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
AN ACT to add Mephedrone to the list of controlled substances which makes the unlawful possession, manufacture, sale, or delivery of mephedrone a criminal offense.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 90-89(5) reads as rewritten:
This schedule includes the controlled substances listed or to be listed by whatever official name, common or usual name, chemical name, or trade name designated. In determining that a substance comes within this schedule, the Commission shall find: a high potential for abuse, no currently accepted medical use in the United States, or a lack of accepted safety for use in treatment under medical supervision. The following controlled substances are included in this schedule:
(5) Stimulants. - Unless specifically excepted or unless listed in another schedule, any material, compound, mixture, or preparation that contains any quantity of the following substances having a stimulant effect on the central nervous system, including its salts, isomers, and salts of isomers:
a. Aminorex. Some trade or other names: aminoxaphen; 2-amino-5-phenyl-2-oxazoline; or 4,5-dihydro-5-phenly-2-oxazolamine.
b. Cathinone. Some trade or other names: 2-amino-1-phenyl-1-propanone, alpha-aminopropiophenone, 2-aminopropiophenone, and norephedrone.
d. Methcathinone. Some trade or other names: 2-(methylamino)propiophenone, alpha-(methylamino)propiophenone, 2-(methylamino)-1-phenylpropan-1-one, alpha-N-methylaminopropiophenone, monomethylproprion, ephedrone, N-methylcathinone, methylcathinone, AL-464, AL-422, AL-463, and UR1432.
e. (+/-)cis-4-methylaminorex [(+/-)cis-4,5-dihydro-4-methyl-5-phenyl-2-oxazolamine] (also known as 2-amino-4-methyl-5-phenyl-2-oxazoline).
f. N,N-dimethylamphetamine. Some other names: N,N,alpha-trimethylbenzeneetha neamine; N,N,alpha-trimethylphenethyla mine.
h. 4-methylmethcathinone (also known as mephedrone)."
SECTION 2. This act becomes effective December 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.