Legislation sent to the governor increases schedule IV substances.

PHOENIX—H.B. 2356 which adds to the growing list of controlled substances was sent to the governor for signature.

The drugs added to the list are, Butylone, Fluoromethcathinone, Methoxymethcathinone, Methylenedioxymethcathinone, Methylenedioxypyrovalerone, Methylmethcathinone and Naphthylpyrovalerone.

Many of the drugs listed are in the class of so-called designer drugs and the long-term health hazards of the drugs are unknown. Some are psychoactive drugs, such as Butylone. It was researched as a possible entheogen, which is a drug used in religious ceremonies like peyote.