promotion or legalization of controlled substances

4.2.6 Promotion or Legalization of Controlled Substances

Recipients are prohibited from knowingly using appropriated funds to support activities that promote the legalization of any drug or other substance included in Schedule I of the schedules of controlled substances established by section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. 812 except for normal and recognized executive-congressional communications. This limitation does not apply if the recipient notifies the GMO that there is significant medical evidence of a therapeutic advantage to the use of such drug or other substance or that federally sponsored clinical trials are being conducted to determine therapeutic advantage (see also 4.1.5 Controlled Substances).