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.

Meth Busts Up In 2009

Methamphetamine production in Louisville and Kentucky increased dramatically in 2009 and that has a Louisville narcotics officer calling for a change in state law.