Pittsburg panel to consider pseudoephedrine restrictions aimed at throttling meth cooks

When it comes to one law, Pittsburg is an island. In Missouri, Joplin and Branson have adopted ordinances in recent years requiring those who purchase medicine with pseudoephedrine — a key ingredient in the manufacture of methamphetamine — to have a prescription. Pittsburg, the last city with a pharmacy in this area that does not have such a law on the books, has yet to formally consider an ordinance for restricted sale. But the time is coming.

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