Drug Classification Under Minnesota’s Methamphetamine (Meth) Laws

Methamphetamine and its derivatives, however they are manufactured, are included in Minnesota’s definition of narcotic drugs. Minn. Stat. § 152.01, subd. 10. In addition, any substance or mixture containing any amount of methamphetamine is classified as a Schedule III controlled substance, and methamphetamine precursor drugs are classified as Schedule V controlled substances. A precursor drug is any compound, substance, or mixture intended for human consumption that contains ephedrine or pseudoephedrine as an active ingredient. Minn. Stat. § 152.02, subds. 4 and 6.

The content of this post and any related posts has been copied or adopted from the Minnesota House of Representatives Research Department’s Information Brief, Methamphetamine Laws in Minnesota, written by legislative analyst Jeffrey Diebel and Research Assistant Dariel Weaver.

This is part of a series of posts on Methamphetamine (Meth) Laws in Minnesota.

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