Rulemaking action by the Iowa Board of Pharmacy has been published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin as follows: 


ARC 7617C has been adopted and filed to amend Chapter 10, “Controlled Substances.”

  • The amendment temporarily places five substances (novel psychoactive substances of the benzodiazepine class, also known as “designer benzodiazepines”) to Schedule I of the Iowa CSA in response to similar action taken by the federal DEA.
  • The amendment is effective March 13, 2024.