Gov. Bill Haslam's Anti Meth Bill inching towards passing
Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-methamphetamine legislation has been approved by the Senate.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Tenn. Senate approves governor's anti-meth bill
The main ingredient in over-the-counter drugs like Sudafed, pseudoephedrine, is being sought locally at a high rate by methamphetamine users.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
Tenn. House OKs watered-down anti-meth bill
Supporters of a watered-down version of Gov. Bill Haslam 's anti-methamphetamine legislation approved by the House on Wednesday believe it will help in the fight against the drug's production across the state, even though it's not as tough as they would like.
House OKs Watered-Down Anti-Meth Bill
The House bill would set an annual cap of 150 days' worth of allergy and cold medicines like Sudafed that could be bought without a prescription.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
KELO-TV Sioux Falls
New Law, Database To Curb Growing Meth Problem
State leaders say an online database that tracks the purchase of pseudoephedrine, an ingredient used to make meth, should curb a growing problem in the state.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
1st year of Oklahoma drug registry deemed success
The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics says a new registry linking the sales of pseudoephedrine with neighboring states has blocked up to 90,000 sales of the drug in its first year of operation.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Senate committee takes no action on bill aimed to curb meth production
Lawmakers are now targeting certain medicines used to make meth with controversial legislation what could affect how you buy certain types of medicine at the drug store.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
House panel OKs less restrictive pseudoephedrine bill
While the concept of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to put a limit on nonprescription sales of some cold medications has now been embraced by committees of both the House and Senate, the two chambers are at odds on how stringent the limits should be.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Fri Mar 21, 2014
More Medicine Regulation Possible
Anyone looking to buy over-the-counter cold medicines may soon be stopped at the door unless they have a prescription from their doctor.