The bill restricts pseudoephedrine based on whether patients are repeat customers of the pharmacy.
The bill aims to curb meth production by restricting the amount of pseudoephedrine customers can purchase.
The biggest issue lawmakers have to agree on is how much pseudoephedrine Hoosiers should be able to buy without a prescription.
The bills give pharmacists a bigger role in helping stem the state’s meth cooking crisis.
The legislation blocks those convicted of drug-related offenses from buying cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine.
Bills in both the House and Senate aim to reduce Indiana's methamphetamine production by limiting sales of cold medicine.
Both are similar to bills advanced last week through Senate committee.
The committee discussed three bills – one requires people to be a patient-of-record with a pharmacy in order to have unfettered access to pseudoephedrine.
While the police are doing what they can to suppress meth, legislators are considering ways to further inhibit production of the extremely addictive drug.
The House shot down a prescription-only bill targeting pseudoephedrine sales, but two other bills targeting meth production advanced out of Senate committee.