drugs" include barbituric acid and its salts, derivatives thereof and
chemical compounds which are similar thereto in chemical structure or
which are similar thereto in physiological effect, and which show a like
potential for abuse, which are controlled substances under this chapter
General Statutes § 21a-240 (5) (applies to Chapter 420b: Dependency
Producing Drugs, §§ 21a-240 -- 21a-283a).
See Defining the Controlled Substance in the Introduction to Drugs.