Pseudoephedrine is found in common cold medicines but is also a key ingredient in methamphetamine.
Indiana leads the nation in the number of meth lab seizures, causing hundreds of homes to be contaminated with dangerous chemicals each year.
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.
State Police are receiving federal money to fight the drug.
The new initiative is a public-private partnership to inform consumers that smurfing, or purchasing medicines for meth makers, is a criminal offense.
Indiana's Attorney General joined pharmaceutical leaders yesterday to announce a campaign to combat smurfing, a part of the meth production process
A city official says the popularity of the drug is similar to that of crack-cocaine across the nation in the 1990s.
Proposed legislation would impose a yearly cap that limits how much ephedrine and pseudoephedrine a person can purchase.
Officials hope the dog will help crack down on illegal drug traffic in the city.
Lawmakers say the bill would help curb methamphetamine production.