METH: Chief says Spring City will still enforce prescription ordinance
Published: 4:56 PM, 12/17/2013
Last updated: 4:57 PM, 12/17/2013
Author: John Sprague Source: The Herald-News
Despite a recent opinion from State Attorney General Robert Cooper Jr. claiming that cities’ regulation of ephedrine sales could be illegal, law enforcement officials throughout Rhea County said something still needs to be done to combat the manufacture of methamphetamine in Rhea. Municipalities across the state have become part of a growing trend among cities to pass laws requiring a prescription for the sale of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine — a popular cold and allergy medicine that also serves as the main ingredient meth.
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