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Tennessee Should Not Go The Way Of Prescription-Only In The Meth Fight
Methamphetamine continues to be a significant problem facing our community. It strains the resources of law enforcement.
Phil Kabler: Drug cost estimate raises eyebrows
Ted Cheatham , executive director of the state Public Employees Insurance Agency, had stayed out of the headlines of late.
Letter: Prescription requirement for pseudoephedrine would be another failed drug policy
And yet, some people still believe that the only way forward is to follow the same path we've followed for years, ignoring the almost inevitable failure that such a course will bring.
Attorney General Cooper Rules That Local Efforts To Restrict Access...
Attorney General Robert Cooper has ruled that local efforts to restrict access to popular cold and allergy medicine containing pseudoephedrine violate existing state law.
Azinger to tout anti-meth measure at Vienna Council
Delegate Tom Azinger, R-Wood, will appear before the Vienna City Council at 7 p.m. Thursday to speak about a resolution to support legislation requiring a prescription to purchase medication containing pseudoephedrine.
Tennessee cities waging fight against meth
Since a small Franklin County town passed an ordinance requiring a doctor's prescription to buy pseudoephedrine-based cold medicines, other Tennessee communities have taken the same action in hopes of cracking down on methamphetamine production.
Tomblin should stop attacking working families
Gov. Tomblin has commissioned a task force on cold and allergy medications with Pseudoephedrine in the product.
Indiana cracks down on 'smurfing' in bid to lessen meth production
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller stopped at the CVS Pharmacy in downtown Jeffersonville on Wednesday to warn Hoosiers that smurfing -- buying cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine to sell to methamphetamine cooks -- became a felony in the state on July 1. "Law enforcement, prosecutors and our legislature have all worked hard ... (more)