How Your Allergies Support The Global Drug Trade

In it’s infinite wisdom, the Federal government decided that one of the best ways to combat the methamphetamine problem was to severely restrict your ability to purchase over-the-counter medications containing pseudoephedrine and ephedrine, which are “precursor chemicals” used in the production of crystal meth. The restrictions are working, as both legitimate users and meth cookers have a hard time getting the Sudafed (and other brands) they need. For allergy sufferers there’s no end in sight for their miseries, but the meth industry has easily adapted by shifting production overseas.

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