Police in Virginia successfully lobbied for a state database that would track the purchase of pseudoephedrine, a main component of methamphetamine.
By Staff Reports
Friday, April 13, 2012 at 6:00 am (Updated: April 13, 6:00 am)
RICHMOND — In response to the growing methamphetamine problem in Virginia, the Virginia Sheriffs’ Association, backed by Virginia’s law enforcement officers, pharmacists and other supporters, called on the General Assembly this year to pass Senate Bill 14.
This bill was aimed at curbing the production of methamphetamine by electronically monitoring the sales of nonprescription drugs, like pseudoephedrine, used to manufacture the illegal stimulant.
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