Report: Company claims its decongestant can’t be used to make meth

Posted at 8:25 AM, Dec 05, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-05 08:34:31-05

(– Several pharmacies in the St. Louis area are selling a new pseudoephedrine-based decongestant made by a local company that claims the drug cannot be used to make methamphetamine. 

Pseudoephedrine, which can be found in cold and allergy pills, is a vital precursor for most meth recipes. Missouri has been especially hard hit by the meth epidemic, leading the nation in meth lab seizures every year but one since 2003.

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