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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam introduces Anti-Meth Production Legislation

 

Proposal aims to reduce production without inconveniencing majority of consumers

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced legislation to reduce the growing problem of methamphetamine production in Tennessee.

The goal of the Tennessee Anti-Meth Production (TAMP) Act is to limit access to pseudoephedrine or ephedrine products to those who are using it illegally while not overburdening law-abiding Tennesseans who need temporary cold and sinus relief.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam addresses the methamphetamine production problem in Tennessee with Anti-Meth Production Legislation.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam addresses the methamphetamine production problem in Tennessee with Anti-Meth Production Legislation.

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Tennessee Comptroller releases “Methamphetamine Production in Tennessee” report

 

Tennessee ComptrollerNashville, TN – Methamphetamine production continues in small laboratories in Tennessee and elsewhere around the country in spite of new laws regulating and tracking the sale of pharmacy products used to manufacture the illegal drug.

That is one of the findings of a report released today by the Comptroller’s Offices of Research and Education Accountability about attempts to control access to legal products sold at pharmacies which are later used to create methamphetamine. Pseudoephedrine, the most common of the so-called “precursor” products used in manufacturing the drug, is an ingredient in many over-the-counter cold and allergy remedies. «Read the rest of this article»

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Legislation combating meth use and production passes House

 

Will increase penalties on meth makers and improve tracking of pseudoephedrine sales

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – A very important bill to address the growing problem of meth use here in Tennessee passed the House Thursday, Rep. Joe Pitts said.

“This bill will save lives but may not end the methamphetamine problem we have in our state,” Pitts said. “Every member of the General Assembly is committed to eliminating this public health threat that is destroying lives in Tennessee.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Legislation combating meth use and production continues to progress through House

 

Will increase penalties on meth makers and improve tracking of pseudoephedrine sales

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – A very important bill to address the growing problem of meth use here in Tennessee passed the House Health committee this week, Rep. Joe Pitts said.
 
House Bill 1051 would increase the penalties on meth makers and implement a new tracking system for the purchase of the key meth ingredient of pseudoephedrine-based decongestants. «Read the rest of this article»

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