Crystal City passes anti-meth measure

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.

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Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com

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