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St. Louis Firm: Meth Can’t Be Made From Its Decongestant

Key is a new type of pseudoephedrine from which cannot be extracted.



New Anti-Meth Pseudoephedrine Hits Stores

Several pharmacies in the St. Louis area are now selling the first-ever pseudoephedrine-based decongestant that apparently cannot be used to make methamphetamine.


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St. Louis First to Receive Tamperproof Decongestant

Come November, local pharmacies will begin offering a new decongestant — manufactured in Maryland Heights — that cannot be converted into meth.


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Possible ‘Game-Changer’ in Meth Battle

Scientists have a new form of pseudoephedrine that apparently can’t be used to make the dangerous and addictive drug.


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