Your Druggist is Watching You

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Pharmacies can play an important role in controlling illicit trafficking in precursor chemicals  that can be used to produce methamphetamine and other addictive drugs, according to an Australian study.

The study, published by the Policing and Society Journal and posted online this month, monitored 620 pharmacies from the Australian States of Queensland and Victoria who sold over-the-counter medications containing pseudoephedrine (PSE) which is commonly used to battle colds or flu.

The authors of the study, Julianne . . .

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