Crystal City votes to require prescription for meds containing meth ingredient

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

CRYSTAL CITY, Mo. -- Another Missouri city is requiring a prescription to purchase cold and allergy pills containing pseudoephedrine -- a key ingredient used to make methamphetamine.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the city council in Crystal City voted 5-2 Monday in favor of the measure.

Several other communities in Missouri have passed prescription laws.

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