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SENATE DOCKET, NO.                 FILED ON: 11/20/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1934



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen



An Act relative to updating the definition of cocaine.


              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              SECTION 1. Section 31 of Chapter 94C of the General Laws is hereby amended by striking subsection (a)(4) under the Class B schedule and substituting the following new subsection:-             

              Subsection (f) Cocaine, ecgonine, benzoylecgonine and their respective salts and isomers, the salts of their isomers, coca leaves and any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of coca leaves, and any salt, compound, derivative, or preparation thereof which is chemically equivalent or identical with any of these substances, but not including decocainized coca leaves or extractions which do not contain cocaine or ecgonine.             

              SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.

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