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Posts tagged Methamphetamine

February 3, 2016

 

The legislation deals with selling pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in making meth.

Pseudoephedrine Bills Pass House And Senate

The bills give pharmacists a bigger role in helping stem the state’s meth cooking crisis.

January 28, 2016

 

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House Committee Approves Bills To Limit Meth Production

Both are similar to bills advanced last week through Senate committee.

January 25, 2016

 

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House Committee Considers Pseudoephedrine Regulation Options

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.

January 19, 2016

 

Sen. Mike Young (second from left) speaks in a Senate Committee hearing on January 19, 2016.

Bills Targeting Meth Production Advance Out Of Committee

The House shot down a prescription-only bill targeting pseudoephedrine sales, but two other bills targeting meth production advanced out of Senate committee.

December 14, 2015

 

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GOP Legislator Wants Sudafed Prescription Bill Alternative

Sen. Randy Head wants to put pseudoephedrine products behind the counter and require pharmacists to question customers before selling them the drugs.

November 17, 2015

 

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Lawmaker Wants Prescription Required For Pseudoephedrine

Pseudoephedrine is found in common cold medicines but is also a key ingredient in methamphetamine.

July 1, 2015

 

Donetta Held unloads needles and pipes confiscated from a contaminated meth home. She owns an environmental decontamination company and says meth tests are their most demanded service.

Buy A Meth House Unawares And Pay The Health Consequences

Indiana leads the nation in the number of meth lab seizures, causing hundreds of homes to be contaminated with dangerous chemicals each year.

February 25, 2015

 

Pharmacy

Lawmakers Hope Tighter Regulations Will Combat Meth

The bill calls for the state’s courts and police to update the database pharmacies use to track sales of over-the-counter of cold and allergy medication.

October 7, 2014

 

State Police will get more that $500,000 to combat methamphetamine.

State Police Receive Federal Funds To Combat Meth

State Police are receiving federal money to fight the drug.

November 27, 2013

 

Pseudoephedrine

Zoeller Unveils Meth Awareness Campaign, Targets ‘Smurfing’

The new initiative is a public-private partnership to inform consumers that smurfing, or purchasing medicines for meth makers, is a criminal offense.

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