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Mo. Attorney General launches new anti-meth campaign

Mar 21, 2013 -- 7:00pm


Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster wants to cut down on the number of people giving Psudoephedrine to meth users. Commonly referred to as “smurfs”, people who buy cold and allergy medicine and sell it to people who make meth face serious consequences if caught.  Missouri still leads the nation in meth production with nearly one in six seizures across the country happening here, and Kentucky was third with more than 1,600 cases.  SEMO Drug Task Force Sergeant Kevin Glaser says signs discouraging the illegal reselling of Psudoephedrine isn't going to fix Missouri's meth problem but there has been about a 60% decrease in meth labs because all of southeast Missouri has a prescription ordinance in place.

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