Crystal City passes anti-meth measure
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
CRYSTAL CITY, Mo. (AP) — Another Missouri city is requiring a prescription to purchase cold and allergy pills containing pseudoephedrine — a key ingredient used to make methamphetamine.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the city council in Crystal City voted 5-2 Monday in favor of the measure.
Several other communities in Missouri have passed prescription laws, including Festus, Herculaneum, De Soto, Wildwood, Ellisville and Eureka.
Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com