The three categories of drugs are Class A, Class B and Class C:
- heroin, cocaine, ecstasy and LSD are Class A drugs.
- speed, cannabis, ketamine, mephedrone and some amphetamines are Class B drugs.
- anabolic steroids, GHB and some tranquilisers are Class C drugs.
What is considered a Class B drug?
Class B substances include drugs such as Cocaine, Ecstasy, amphetamines, and other related substances. Class D substances are marijuana, which is not considered a crime to possess in the state of Massachusetts unless it exceeds one ounce, which is then considered illegal possession.
What are Class B and C drugs?
Class B drugs
These include amphetamines, such as speed and barbiturates, and cannabis. People found guilty of possessing a Class B drug could go to jail for up to five years and be fined.
What class are drugs?
|A||Crack cocaine, cocaine, ecstasy (MDMA), heroin, LSD, magic mushrooms, methadone, methamphetamine (crystal meth)|
|B||Amphetamines, barbiturates, cannabis, codeine, methylphenidate (Ritalin), synthetic cannabinoids, synthetic cathinones (e.g. mephedrone, methoxetamine), ketamine|
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What are the different classes of illegal drugs?
Common classifications include stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, and opioids. Additionally, the DEA legally classifies drugs into schedules (I, II, III, IV, and V) based on their medical use and potential for abuse and dependence.