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Illinois lawmakers look to solve the methamphetamine problem in Illinois

Lawmakers in Springfield are considering whether to require prescriptions for some common medicines as they look to solve the methamphetamine problem in Illinois.
The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reports a Senate panel heard testimony Thursday. The Senate bill would make drugs containing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine Schedule III controlled substances and require prescriptions.
Pekin Police Chief Greg Nelson told lawmakers that methamphetamine users and producers "are adapting and changing, and we need to adapt and change also."
But others argued requiring prescriptions for some decongestants would be a burden on consumers. Consumer Healthcare Products drug lobbyist Carlos Gutierrez says some consumers can't afford to see a doctor for cold medicine.

Illinois lawmakers have previously restricted the purchase of similar drugs


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