Bills passed by lawmaker sin the House and Senate block those convicted of drug-related offences from buying cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in the most common recipes for methamphetamine production.
Indiana’s methamphetamine problem isn’t going away – though it’s not in the headlines as much as the heroin and opioid epidemic. Indiana legislators are considering a bill that would give pharmacists the power to decide whether someone was eligible to buy its essential ingredient -- pseudoephedrine -- over the counter.
As the 2016 legislative session begins, lawmakers are taking aim at the problem. Two bills will be proposed in hopes of putting an end to meth labs in the state -- one empowers pharmacists to turn away suspicious customers, the other makes drugs containing pseudoephedrine prescription-only.
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