A proposal to restrict the purchase of pseudoephedrine-containing medicine is now up for discussion in the Kentucky House of Representatives. The cold medicine is a key ingredient in meth production, and lawmakers hope restricting PSE will reduce meth use in the commonwealth. Earlier this month, the Senate passed a compromise proposal. That bill limits consumers… Continue reading House Judiciary Committee Has First Hearing on PSE Bill
A new bill that has been pre-filed in the Kentucky legislature for next year would block convicted methamphetamine offenders from buying key meth ingredients without a prescription, but not everyone is convinced the proposed law would be effective. State Representative Brent Yonts, D-15, has introduced legislation that would create a drug offender database that would… Continue reading Effectiveness of Meth Bill Proposal Questioned
Jensen says he would be open to a compromise on the meth bill. One option might be to exempt the gel form of pseudoephedrine from the prescription requirement.