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  1. The high life? Man was living in his car and making meth, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | MLive.com

    He didn't exactly have a meth lab in his car that looked like he was living in, but he had all the components for one. And that's why Chad Michael Rosencrans was arrested Jan. 31 on two felony drug counts by the West Michigan Enforcement Team, according to Andy Fias, section commander for the West Michigan Enforcement Team.

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  2. Poignant examples help pass meth billRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Journal Gazette

    INDIANAPOLIS Auburn Rep. Ben Smaltz's stark picture of the price of meth in Indiana helped garner support Wednesday to pass a bill making it harder for criminals to get the cold medicine needed to make the drug.

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  3. House, Senate pass bills making it harder for criminals to get cold medicineRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Journal Gazette

    Auburn Rep. Ben Smaltz' stark picture of the price of meth in Indiana helped garner support Wednesday to pass a bill making it harder for criminals to get the cold medicine needed to make the drug.

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  4. Head: Bill to Require Pharmacist's Approval to Sell Pseudoephedrine Passes SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    A bill authored by State Senator Randy Head to help curb meth production in Indiana by changing the way ephedrine and pseudoephedrine products are sold passed the Senate Wednesday by a vote 41-8. Senate Bill 80 would keep products containing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine, the key ingredient to making meth, behind the counter and require pharmacists to conduct a brief consultation with patients who would like to purchase them.

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  5. Limited Access To Sudafed Up For Vote In The LegislatureRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Legislators may take a first step today toward deciding how much to limit your access to Sudafed and similar medication. House Speaker Brian Bosma endorsed a prescription requirement to keep pseudoephedrine out of the hands of meth cooks.

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  6. Smaltz offers to amend meth billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Journal Gazette

    INDIANAPOLIS Auburn GOP Rep. Ben Smaltz presented a compromise Monday on how to attack the meth problem in Indiana by curbing access to pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient.

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  7. House committee analyzes bills to fight methRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | TheIndyChannel

    Monday, police and prosecutors told lawmakers that they want sweeping reforms to those who can access one of meth's main ingredients, but not everyone is on board. Arnold has been on the front lines of the fight against meth in Delaware County.

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  8. Auburn legislator offers compromise to meth billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Journal Gazette

    Auburn GOP Rep. Ben Smaltz presented a compromise Monday on how to attack the meth problem in Indiana by curbing access to pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient.

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  9. Local pharmacists could decide whether to sell certain cold medicinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    It could be up to your local pharmacist whether or not you can purchase certain cold medicines. Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would give pharmacists the authority to turn away customers trying to purchase medicines that contain Pseudoephedrine.

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  10. A congested issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Journal Gazette

    Rep. Ben Smaltz, R-Auburn, is introducing a bill that would allow Hoosiers to buy Sudafed and other pseudoephedrine products only with a doctor's prescription, and House Speaker Brian Bosma has indicated the proposal will be a priority.

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  11. Decongestants sometimes cause more harm than goodRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2016 | Holtville Tribune

    While many people rely on nasal decongestants to help ease symptoms of a cold or flu, these medications can sometimes cause more harm than good, especially if taken repeatedly. Examples of commonly used decongestants include phenylephrine and pseudoephedrine.

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  12. Letter: Sudafed prescription needlessly burdensomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Daily Journal

    As a pharmacist in the state of Indiana for over 20 years I have been following recent legislative attempts to require a prescription for pseudoephedrine very closely. If the proposed legislation to require a prescription for pseudoephedrine were signed into law a new scenario with several burdensome steps would go into effect.

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  13. Drug dealer had ecstasy hidden in packet of chewing gumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Waikato Times

    A Hamilton man who imported ecstasy tablets hidden in greeting cards and a packet of chewing gum has been jailed for two years and seven months. Hayden Ross Bacon, 22, appeared for sentence in the Hamilton District Court on Wednesday after last month pleading guilty to one representative charge of importing the drug MDMA, or ecstasy as it its commonly known; one charge of supplying that drug; and one charge of importing a psychoactive substance.

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  14. Study: Some over-the-counter cold medicines no better than placeboRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    Chances are you have some cold and flu medicines in your cabinet, but all the money you spend on them could be a total waste. But, a new study shows the ingredient in most of the over-the-counter meds you reach for is no better than a placebo.

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  15. Proposal aims to curb use of cold medicine in making of methamphetamineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Two Indiana lawmakers unveiled a proposal Monday that they think will curb the use of a common cold medicine in the making of methamphetamine while still allowing sick people to buy the drug without a prescription. Republican Sens. Randy Head and Jim Merritt said pharmacists should have the authority to approve or disapprove sales for medicines containing pseudoephedrine, which is a decongestant used to treat colds and allergies.

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  16. Lawmakers offer alternative to cold medicine sales crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Republic

    Two Indiana lawmakers unveiled a proposal Monday that they think will curb the use of a common cold medicine in the making of methamphetamine while still allowing sick people to buy the drug without a prescription. Republican Sens. Randy Head and Jim Merritt said pharmacists should have the authority to approve or disapprove sales for medicines containing pseudoephedrine, which is a decongestant used to treat colds and allergies.

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  17. New legislation tries to keep cold meds from methaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    New legislation tries to keep cold meds from meth makers without requiring prescription Indiana has long struggled with how to handle its ever-growing methamphetamine problem. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1QHSfJO Lawmakers are trying to figure out the best way to keep medicines, such as these that contain pseudoephedrine, out of the hand of methamphetamine makers.

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  18. Mayo Clinic Q&A: handwashing's benefits; decongestant downsidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Handwashing is said to be the best way to prevent illness. But how often is it enough? I have small children, and I want to keep them as healthy as possible.

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  19. Methamphetamine remains big concern across countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Some fights take longer than others. Methamphetamine has been a problem in Lexington County for years, particularly in the rural areas.

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  20. Indiana prosecutors call for harsher sentences on drug offensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    Indiana prosecutors call for harsher sentences on drug offenses Indiana prosecutors are calling for more stringent punishments on drug dealing to target violent criminals. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1Y2eIBJ Prosecutors also propose requiring a doctor's prescription to obtain over-the-counter drugs with pseudoephedrine, the main ingredient in making meth.

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