By: Madi Pickett & Drew Johnson

The Schedule

The way the law enforcement classifies different drugs is by the scheduling system. It tells you what each drug can be charged for and whether the drug is completely illegal or not. It is a very important system. It is ranked from least addictive (1) to most addictive (5).
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Illegal Drugs


PCP is considered an illegal drug because it has a very high addictive property. It causes hallucinations, a nub feeling, darting eye movements, unable to feel pain, memory loss, anxiety, paranoia, and extreme violence. It is a Schedule 1 drug.


It is illegal because of it's hallucinogenic properties. It causes loss of appetite, higher or lower body temperature, dry mouth, tremors, and sweating. It is a Schedule 1 drug.


It is illegal because of it's strong addictive property and a fast acting opiate. It causes nausea and vomiting, slowed breathing, clouded thoughts, and hypothermia. It is a Schedule 1 drug.

Legal Drugs


It is a weight loss and anti-obesity tablet. It could sometimes cause dry mouth, feeling weak, dizziness, and diarrhea. It is a Schedule 4 drug.


It is used to help people who have insomnia sleep during the night, it is a hypnotic drug but it is not addictive. It is a Schedule 4 drug.


It is used to help people with epilepsy to have less seizures. It could cause dizziness, loss of balance, shaking of the hands and feet, and memory loss. It is a Schedule 5 drug

Controlled Drugs


It is a controlled substance which can cause drowsiness, headache, dry mouth, sweating, nausea/vomiting, and constipation. It can only be prescribed by a physician. It is a Schedule 2 drug.


It's a central nervous system stimulant that affects chemicals and nerves in the brain and decrease hyperactivity and increases impulse control, it is deadly and can lead to heart and brain conditions if taken more than the prescribed amount by a doctor. It is a Schedule 2 drug.


It is a form of man made marijuana, it is used to treat severe vomiting or nausea that people feel after they undergo chemotherapy, it must be prescribed because it is a form of marijuana. It is a Schedule 2 drug.

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