I think it is unfortunate Missouri lawmakers have to consider requiring people to have to get doctor's prescriptions in order to purchase some cold and allergy medications because they contain the drug pseudoephedrine which is used to manufacture methamphetamine. The state has already taken some steps to curb the abuse of these medications. It has limited the quantities individuals can purchase, required photo identification in order to buy them and mandated that they be moved behind pharmacy counters. Still, meth labs continue to be a problem across the state.
ROSE NOLEN: Fight against drugs becoming worse, affecting Missouri's future
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