CHEM564: Chemistry of Dangerous Drugs
Tthe U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration enforces substance laws and regulations and the website can be a valuable resource. For instance, drugs are categorized based on their medical use and abuse potential, these levels (drug schedules) can be found on the DEA website:
Describes numerous drugs of abuse, including both pharmaceutical and natural products. Begins with a discussion of federal drug scheduling and drug categories. Individual drug descriptions include: correct pronunciation, nicknames or street names, legal status, historical and present uses and misuses, abuse factors, interactions with other drugs, and findings of cancer risks and birth defects.
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