Law enforcement from around the region have been briefed on a system that claims it can help keep one of the key ingredients in meth making out of the hands of meth cooks. A real-time, stop-sale pseudoephedrine tracking system known as the National Precursor Log Exchange has been gaining popularity around Illinois. This could be the answer to pending legislation, according to a spokesman for the technology.
Legislation introduced in Springfield would require a prescription for many common cold and allergy medicines. Krista McCormick tells The Big Z that is a big inconvenience that doesn’t need to be created.
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In addition, McCormick says by using a tracking mechanism law enforcement can get a better read on who is trying to buy large quantities of pseudoephedrine.