Don't make my ClaritinD a prescription drug noooo... In Florida it is kept behind the pharmacy counter and in order to buy it you must show ID because you are limited in purchase quantity per month.
Showing ID isn't going to help, there are too many ways to get around it. The only effective way is what Oregon and Mississippi did to snuff out meth addiction, once again make pseudoephedrine a prescript
ion drug, which it was until 1976.
the article said...
But the meth cooks soon came up with a work-around: They organized groups of people to make the rounds of pharmacies, each buying the maximum amount allowed—a practice known as smurfing. How to stop these sales? Bovett remembered that until 1976, pseudoephedrine had been a prescription drug. He asked lawmakers to return it to that status.
For Big Pharma, however, Oregon's measure was a major defeat—and the industry was not about to let it happen again. "They've learned from their mistakes in Oregon, they've learned from their mistakes in Mississippi," says Marshall Fisher, who runs the Bureau of Narcotics in Mississippi. "They know if another state falls, and has the results that we've had, the chances of national legislation are that much closer. Every year they can fight this off is another year of those profits.