Schedule 1 drugs

J. Tayler Franklin, WFPL

Governor Matt Bevin has issued an emergency administrative regulation to place a synthetic opioid known as U-47-700 a Schedule 1 controlled substances and subject to criminal penalties. 


Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has signed an emergency regulation adding six newly identified synthetic cannabinoids to the state’s controlled substance list. The regulation goes into effect immediately. This is the first time the governor has exercised the right to ban drugs by administrative regulation.