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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.


St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, (KMOX/file photo)

Dooley Doesn’t Favor Prescription-Only Pseudoephedrine

“Dr. Gunn seems to think it would not be in our best interest because everyone would have access to it,” Dooley said.


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Meth Makers Crossing Blanchette Bridge Into St. Louis To Skirt New Prescription Law

Meth incidents rising in St. Charles Co. despite pseudoephedrine ban.


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St. Louis Alderwoman Wants a Stricter Anti-Meth Law

A St. Louis alderwoman is pushing for a city law requiring prescriptions for cold and allergy pills containing pseudoephedrine, a decongestant commonly used to make methamphetamine.



Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, June 20th

Charlie talks with Det. Darryl Balleydier and Joy Krieger about availability of pseudoephedrine for meth and woman’s 2nd arrest; with Dr. Jack Strauss about immigraiton in STL; with Tom Vollmer about court costs for not owing City Earnings Tax; with STL Cards Broadcaster Mike Shannon; with Eric Strand of Drury Hotels about his running accomplishments; and with Prof. Sriram Chellapan about how depressives surf the web.


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Meth Makers Stream Into St. Louis County

Prescription requirements elsewhere drive cooks to the county


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Local Company Develops Meth-Proof Pseudoephedrine

Could be in stores by summer


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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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