Could a state proposal to make pseudoephedrine prescription-only crack down on meth production?
News Kim Mizar-Stem
Efforts to combat methamphetamine abuse in Oklahoma already have
resulted in restrictions on the sale of pseudoephedrine, a chief
ingredient in meth. Now, some in the state law enforcement community are
hoping to take that battle a step further by making the medicine a
Schedule III drug.
CFN Gazette staff
Speaking of drugs, it looks like the state Legislature won’t be making
your decongestant of choice prescription-only anytime soon. A state
House panel last week rejected a measure to require a prescription for
pseudoephedrine, despite the law enforcement community rallying in
support of the bill.
Letters to the Editor Nancy Roche
Shame on you, Oklahoma legislators, for caving in to the pharmaceutical
companies’ lobbying to keep pseudoephedrine over the counter and not
make it by prescription only. I wonder how many lunches they bought you
and your staff, and how many vacations they promised you and your
Letters to the Editor Kasey Steffen
I recently read reports in The Oklahoman about
the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s 2012 Fall Allergy
Capitals rankings. Every fall and spring, AAFA ranks the cities with the
toughest allergy seasons.