Consumer Healthcare Products Association http://news.stlpublicradio.org en "Keep government out of your medicine cabinet," new ads say http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/keep-government-out-your-medicine-cabinet-new-ads-say <p>An industry group representing manufacturers of over-the-counter drugs has begun running radio ads against a Missouri proposal requiring a doctor&#39;s prescription to buy certain cold medicines.</p><p>The legislation is aimed at medications containing pseudoephedrine, which is a key ingredient for <a href="http://www.nida.nih.gov/infofacts/methamphetamine.html">methamphetamine</a>. Supporters hope to cut down on Missouri&#39;s meth production by making it harder for people to get ahold of pseudoephedrine.</p> Fri, 25 Mar 2011 14:54:55 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 806 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org "Keep government out of your medicine cabinet," new ads say