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Governor supports measure

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A bill that puts controls on common allergy and cold drugs also used to make crystal meth cleared an Alabama House committee Tuesday and awaits a full vote today, reported The Decatur Daily. Attorney General Troy King and local and state law enforcement officers called for...

C-stores, truckstops exempt if they sell small-dose packages

INDIANAPOLIS -- Scot Imus, executive director of the Indiana Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association (IPCA), has responded to a CSP Daily News report concerning legislation in Indiana that would restrict the sale of cold medicines containing ingredients used to make methamphetamine...

Feinstein seeking support for Combat Meth Act of 2005

WASHINGTON -- In an effort to combat illegal methamphetamine production, nine major drug retailersAlbertsons, CVS, Longs Drugs, Kmart, Rite Aid, Shopko, Target, Walgreens and Wal-marthave all recently agreed to move all single-ingredient pseudoephedrine products behind the pharmacy counter. And the...

As a fundraiser to support severely disabled heroes of the War on Terrorism, Impact Player Partners is offering special red, white and blue wristbands.
Ind. General Assembly OKs bill limiting cold medicine sales
State aims to curb spread of meth labs
C-store sales would be illegal
Collectible Concepts Group Inc. and BanaHoldings USA Inc. announced that they have received an order to make 10,000 promotional Fanbanas for Circle K stores.
Ruling Sends matter back for further rulemaking consistent with the court's opinion.