HB 752 – Amend Controlled Substances Act

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Hugh Blackwell (R-Burke); Rep. Wayne Sasser (R-Cabarrus, Rowan, Stanly); Rep. Carson Smith (R-Columbus, Pender); Rep. Sarah Stevens (R-Alleghany, Surry, Wilkes)



This bill makes several modifications to the Controlled Substances Act, including the following changes:

  • Defines “isomer” to mean the optical isomer unless otherwise specified.
  • Amends the definition of “narcotic drug” to specify the term includes cocaine and any isomer whether optical or geometric.
  • Adds new substances to those classified as Schedule I and IV controlled substances.
  • Makes possession of fentanyl or carfentanil or any salt, isomer, compound, or derivative thereof, or the chemical equivalent, a Class I felony.



Filed – 4/29/2021