Sheriff’s Office Major Opposes Pseudoephedrine Legislation

There are similar bills in the House and Senate. They would make cold medicines that contain the meth ingredient and decongestant pseudoephedrine, or PSE, available by prescription only.

Many law enforcement officers support the legislation, since it would make meth harder to manufacture. But Major Tony King with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department says prescription drugs are abused, too.

Bill Banning “Bath Salts” Stimulant Clears Committee

Kentucky lawmakers appear ready to crackdown on stimulants called “bath salts,” that are being sold in many gas stations and convenience stores across the commonwealth.

Dr. Henry Spiller of the Kentucky Regional Poison Center in Louisville says the “salts” contain stimulants that users snort, inject and smoke.