FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

ESS Crossbow Photochromic Ballistic Eyeshield - ESS Eyepro
The ESS Crossbow Photochromic eyeshield are created using Transition Optics...

 
 
 

Top News

Cold Pill Access Cut

January 30, 2004  | 

Major drug stores across the country are putting over-the-counter cold medications out of reach of customers and limiting quantities sold to stem their use in creating methamphetamines.

The rampant theft of cold, sinus, and allergy medicines has caused retailers to put them behind counters. It is hoped this new practice will help. Until now, it’s been relatively easy for illegal meth manufacturing labs to extract the stimulant pseudoephedrine from the legally sold cold remedies.

Many police departments have been asking for such a change for a long time.

Methamphetamine is the fastest growing drug problem in the country,” says Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, who plans to seek legislation that would limit the sale of products with pseudoephedrine.

Request more info about this product / service / company


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

SHOT Show 2015: Burris Debuts 3 New Tactical Kits
Burris helps tactical and competitive shooters get ready to roll with three new AR...
California K-9, Suspect Killed in Crawl Space Standoff
Riverside County (Calif.) sheriff's deputies late Wednesday shot a man to death who they...
SHOT Show 2015: Laser Devices Inc. Changes Name to Steiner eOptics, Releases New Tactical Products
Kicking off its new name at SHOT Show 2015, Steiner eOptics (formerly Laser Devices) is...
SHOT Show 2015: FLIR Launches New Thermal Camera for Law Enforcement
The newest and most advanced cameras in the field-proven LS series,FLIR's new LS-X and...
SHOT Show 2015: 5.11 Tactical Unveils Next Level Uniform
Today, at the 2015 NSSF SHOT Show 5.11 Tactical debuted its Next Level Uniform collection...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine