Title: Section 9.1 - Definitions

Effective Date

12/30/2015

Section 9.1 Definitions

(a) Synthetic Phenethylamine means any of the following chemical compounds, that are not listed as a controlled substance in Schedules I through V of § 3306 of the Public Health Law, and are not approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration ("FDA"):

3,4-Methylenedioxymethcathinone (Methylone);

4-Methoxymethcathinone;

3-Fluoromethcathinone;

4-Fluoromethcathinone;

Ethylpropion (Ethcathinone);

2-(2,5-Dimethoxy-4-ethylphenyl)ethanamine (2C–E)

2-(2,5-Dimethoxy-4-methylphenyl)ethanamine (2C–D)

2-(4-Chloro-2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)ethanamine (2C–C)

2-(4-Iodo-2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)ethanamine (2C–I)

2-[4-(Ethylthio)-2,5-dimethoxyphenyl]ethanamine (2C–T–2)

2-[4-(Isopropylthio)-2,5-dimethoxyphenyl]ethanamine (2C–T–4)

2-(2,5-Dimethoxyphenyl)ethanamine (2C–H)

2-(2,5-Dimethoxy-4-nitro-phenyl)ethanamine (2C–N)

2-(2,5-Dimethoxy-4-(n)-propylphenyl)ethanamine (2C–P); and any compound that has a chemical structure that is substantially similar to these compounds.

(b) Synthetic Cannabinoid means any manufactured chemical compound that is a cannabinoid receptor agonist and includes, but is not limited to any material, compound, mixture, or preparation that is not listed as a controlled substance in Schedules I through V of § 3306 of the Public Health Law, and not approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and contains any quantity of the following substances, their salts, isomers (whether optical, positional, or geometric), homologues (analogs), and salts of isomers and homologues (analogs), unless specifically exempted, whenever the existence of these salts, isomers, homologues (analogs), and salts of isomers and homologues (analogs) is possible within the specific chemical designation:

(1) Naphthoylindoles. Any compound containing a 3-(1-Naphthoyl)indole structure with substitution at the nitrogen atom of the indole ring by an alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkylmethyl, cycloalkylethyl, 1-(N-methyl-2-piperidinyl)methyl, or 2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl group, whether or not further substituted in the indole ring to any extent and whether or not substituted in the naphthyl ring to any extent. (Other names in this structural class include but are not limited to: JWH 007, JWH 015, JWH 018, JWH 019, JWH 073, JWH 081, JWH 98, JWH 122, JWH 164, JWH 200, JWH 210, JWH 398, AM 2201, MAM 2001, EAM 2201 and WIN 55 212.)

(2) Naphthylmethylindoles. Any compound containing a 1 H-indol-3-yl-(1- naphthyl)methane structure with substitution at the nitrogen atom of the indole ring by an alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkylmethyl, cycloalkylethyl, 1-(N-methyl-2-piperidinyl)methyl, or 2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl group, whether or not further substituted in the indole ring to any extent and whether or not substituted in the naphthyl ring to any extent. (Other names in this structural class include but are not limited to: JWH-175, and JWH-184.)

(3) Naphthoylpyrroles. Any compound containing a 3-(1-naphthoyl) pyrrole structure with substitution at the nitrogen atom of the pyrrole ring by an alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkylmethyl, cycloalkylethyl, 1-(N-methyl-2-piperidinyl)methyl, or 2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl group, whether or not further substituted in the pyrrole ring to any extent and whether or not substituted in the naphthyl ring to any extent. (Other names in this structural class include but are not limited: JWH 307.)

(4) Naphthylmethylindenes. Any compound containing a naphthylmethyl indenes structure with substitution at the 3-position of the indene ring by an alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkylmethyl, cycloalkylethyl, 1-(N-methyl-2-piperidinyl)methyl, or 2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl group, whether or not further substituted in the indene ring to any extent and whether or not substituted in the naphthyl ring to any extent. (Other names in this structural class include but are not limited: JWH-176.)

(5) Phenylacetylindoles. Any compound containing a 3-phenylacetylindole structure with substitution at the nitrogen atom of the indole ring by an alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkylmethyl, cycloalkylethyl, 1-(N-methyl-2-piperidinyl)methyl, or 2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl group, whether or not further substituted in the indole ring to any extent and whether or not substituted in the phenyl ring to any extent. (Other names in this structural class include but are not limited to: RCS-8 (SR-18), JWH 201, JWH 250, JWH 203, JWH-251, and JWH-302.)

 

(6) Cyclohexylphenols. Any compound containing a 2-(3-hydroxycyclohexyl)phenol structure with substitution at the 5-position of the phenolic ring by an alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkylmethyl, cycloalkylethyl, 1-(N-methyl-2-piperidinyl)methyl, or 2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl group, whether or not substituted in the cyclohexyl ring to any extent. (Other names in this structural class include but are not limited to: CP 47,497 (and homologues (analogs)), cannabicyclohexanol, and CP 55,940.)

(7) Benzoylindoles. Any compound containing a 3-(benzoyl)indole structure with substitution at the nitrogen atom of the indole ring by an alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkylmethyl, cycloalkylethyl, 1-(N-methy1-2-piperidinyl)methyl, or 2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl group, whether or not further substituted in the indole ring to any extent and whether or not substituted in the phenyl ring to any extent. (Other names in this structural class include but are not limited to: AM 694, Pravadoline (WIN 48,098), RCS 4, AM-2233 and AM-679.)

(8) [2,3-Dihydro-5-methyl-3-(4-morpholinylmethyl)pyrrolo [1,2,3-de]-1, 4-benzoxazin-6-yl]-1-napthalenylmethanone. (Other names in this structural class include but are not limited to: WIN 55,212-2.)

(9) (6aR,10aR)-9-(hydroxymethyl)-6, 6-dimethyl-3-(2-methyloctan-2-yl)-6a,7,10, 10a- tetrahydrobenzo[c]chromen-1-ol. (Other names in this structural class include but are not limited to: HU-210.)

(10) (6aS, 0aS)-9-(hydrxymethyl)-6,6-demethyl-3-(2-methyloctan-2-yl)-6a,7,10,10a-tetrahydrobenzo{c}chromen-l-ol (Dezanabinol or HU-211.)

(11) Adamantoylindoles. Any compound containing a 3-(1-adamantoyl)indole structure with substitution at the nitrogen atom of the indole ring by an alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkylmethyl, cycloalkylethyl, 1-(N-methyl-2-piperidinyl)methyl, or 2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl group, whether or not further substituted in the adamantyl ring system to any extent. (Other names in this structural class include but are not limited to: AM-1248.)

(12) Adamantoylindazoles including but not limited to Adamantyl Carboxamide Indazoles. Any compound containing a 3-(1-adamantoyl)indazole structure with substitution at the nitrogen atom of the indazole ring by an alkyl, haloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkylmethyl, cycloalkylethyl, 1-(N-methyl-2-piperidinyl)methyl, or 2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl group, whether or not further substituted in the adamantyl ring system to any extent. (Other names in this structural class include
but are not limited to: AKB-48, MAB-CHMINACA, 5F-AKB-48.)

 

(13) Tetramethylcyclopropylcarbonylindoles or any compound structurally derived from 3-(2,2,3,3-tetramethylcyclopropylcarbonyl) indole by substitution at the nitrogen atom of the indole ring with alkyl,haloalkyl, alkenyl, cyanoalkyl, hydroxyalkyl, cycloalkylmethyl, cycloalkylethyl, (N-methylpiperidin-2-yl)methyl or 2-(4-morpholinyl)ethyl, whether or not further substituted in the indole ring to any extent, including without limitation the following: UR-11, XLR-11, A-796,260.

(14) Any other synthetic chemical compound that is a cannabinoid receptor agonist that is not listed in Schedules I through V of § 3306 of the Public 
Health Law, or is not an FDA approved drug.

(c) Possession means to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over synthetic phenethylamine or synthetic cannabinoid, or a product containing the same. For purposes of this definition, among other circumstances not limited to these examples, the following individuals and/or entities shall be deemed to possess synthetic phenethylamine or synthetic cannabinoid, or a product containing the same:
(1) any individual or entity that has an ownership interest in a retail, distribution or manufacturing establishment that possesses, distributes, sells or offers for sale a synthetic phenethylamine or synthetic cannabinoid, or a product containing the same; and 

(2) any clerk, cashier or other employee or staff of a retail establishment, which establishment possesses, distributes, sells or offers for sale a 
synthetic phenethylamine or synthetic cannabinoid, or a product containing the same, who interacts with customers or other members of the public.

Statutory Authority

Public Health Law, Section 225

Volume

VOLUME A (Title 10)

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