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"Pseudoephedrine is the key ingredient and meth cooks have to have it," Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, said in a recent news release. "We have a responsibility to keep this from those who want to use it for manufacturing methamphetamine."
Bill 5812, which would require a prescription to purchase pseudoephedrine, is scheduled for its first reading and council discussion at Monday's work session. A second reading is tentatively set for the regular City Council meeting at 5 p.m. April 5, said Linda Lowes, director of governmental services for the city.
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