Consumer Healthcare Products Association | St. Louis Public Radio

Consumer Healthcare Products Association

"Keep government out of your medicine cabinet," new ads say

Mar 25, 2011
Flickr

An industry group representing manufacturers of over-the-counter drugs has begun running radio ads against a Missouri proposal requiring a doctor's prescription to buy certain cold medicines.

The legislation is aimed at medications containing pseudoephedrine, which is a key ingredient for methamphetamine. Supporters hope to cut down on Missouri's meth production by making it harder for people to get ahold of pseudoephedrine.