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States Modify PSE Rx-Only Proposals To Curb Meth Production

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Legislators in Kentucky debate requiring a prescription for purchase of OTC pseudoephedrine over monthly and annual limits, while Oklahoma lawmakers consider requiring pharmacists to determine a patient’s need. CHPA opposes further limits on access and promotes electronic tracking with stop-sale technology.

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