TITLE

Pseudoephedrine control moving on-line

AUTHOR(S)
Paul, Reid
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Drug Topics;7/23/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 14, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Congress passed the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005, which classified all nonprescription pseudoephedrine (PSE), ephedrine and phenylpropanolamine products as scheduled listed chemical products. A log entry for sales of more than 60 mg of PSE and the customer to show a federal or state-issued photo identification are required by the law. The cost of noncompliance can be high as $25,000 and up to two years in jail. The MethCheck system from Appriss is already being used in close to 7,000 pharmacies in 43 states.
ACCESSION #
26131633

 

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