DEA Moves to Create New Drug Code For Marijuana Extracts

The extract, known as butane hash oil (or BHO) -- and also known on the streets as "wax," or "dabs" -- is jacked up with concentrated levels of tetrahydrocannabino (THC).

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is looking to move forward on creating a new controlled substances code number for marijuana extract.

The extract, known as butane hash oil (or BHO) — and also known on the streets as “wax,” or “dabs” — is jacked up with concentrated levels of tetrahydrocannabino (THC), which is the chemical compound in pot that hits brain the hardest.

The code number set by the DEA would allow them to track quantities of extract separately from quantities of marijuana.

According to the United States Federal Register, the DEA defines it as “extracts that have been derived from any plant of the genus cannabis and which contain cannabinols and cannabidiols.”

While BHO gives the user a stronger, more concentrated high, accidents from cooking it up continue to pop up.

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Comments

  1. Corey says

    Alcohol results in 80,000 thousand deaths a year in this country !! Not to mention there is everclear and moonshine with higher ABV. THIS IS SOOOOO DUMB!

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