The bill, which would tighten the amount of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine Hoosiers could buy annually, is headed to the state Senate.
Rep. Ron Bacon (R-Chandler) says the bill could reduce meth production, but other legislators say similar proposals in other states have not worked.
The electronic database was implemented to help Indiana police and pharmacists track the sale of cold medicines that can be used to produce methamphetamine.
A Vigo County Sheriff has spent almost a decade serving the community. At the end of 2010, his tenure as sheriff will end.
Recent data shows Indiana’s methamphetamine problem is getting worse. Terre Haute law enforcement officials are pushing for a different approach to the issue.