Crystal City Passes Anti-Meth Measure

6 years 4 months 4 days ago Tuesday, August 09 2011 Aug 9, 2011 Tuesday, August 09, 2011 6:31:00 AM CDT August 09, 2011 in News
By: Associated Press

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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