Comprehensive Methamphetamine Control Act of 1996

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The Comprehensive Methamphetamine Control Act of 1996 is a bill (S. 1965) enacted into law (PL 104-237) by the 104th Congress of the United States.[1] It mandated registration of persons trading in list I chemicals from the DEA list of chemicals[2] A fee for such registration was initially $595 but later reduced to $116.[3] It is regarded as one of the major drug laws in the United States.[4]


  1. ^ "Bill Text Versions 104th Congress (1995-1996) S.1965". 
  2. ^ "Comprehensive Methamphetamine Control Act of 1996; Possession of List I Chemicals, Definitions, Record Retention, and Temporary Exemption From Chemical Registration for Distributors of Combination Ephedrine Products". Federal Register. 
  3. ^ "Comprehensive Methamphetamine Control Act FAQ". Erowid. 1998-01-07. 
  4. ^ Jeff Ratliff-Crain. "History of drug laws and restrictions in U.S.". University of Minnesota (Psy 1081 course).