The meth-law debate continues to boil. In Southeast Missouri, long known as a hotbed of meth labs, crimes related to the illicit stimulant have dropped since many cities began requiring a prescription to purchase pseudoephedrine, a primary ingredient in meth, the Southeast Missourian reports toda ... More >>
Speaking to the Missouri Sheriffs Association yesterday in Joplin, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster reiterated his desire to see a statewide ban on the over-the-counter sale of pseudoephedrine, the key ingredient for meth. For the tenth year in a row, Missouri has led the nation in the numb ... More >>
Fleet Foxes. Photos by Christian SchaefferFleet Foxes | Alela Diane The Pageant July 19, 2011 There were occasional wafts of pot smoke in the air, but Robin Pecknold was in the mood for something a little more over-the-counter. "Are there any Claritin users in the house?" asked the Fleet Fox ... More >>
Thirty-one Missouri cities now ban the over-the-counter sales of these drugs. When will all of Missouri follow?The west St. Louis County 'burb of Wildwood last night became the 31st Missouri city to ban over-the-counter sales of psuedoephedrine. The drug -- found in such cold medicine as Sudafed ... More >>
Sudafed shouldn't need a 'scrip, says State Senator Rob Schaaf.In hopes of combating the state's never-ending meth problem, state legislators have been pushing a bill to make cold medicines that include pseudoephedrine available by prescription only.That would include Sudafed, Claritin and a host ... More >>
Image viaThe medicine meth cooks crave.Missouri residents suffering from runny noses and stuffy sinuses are about to discover that buying certain types of cold medicine will make them even more sick and tired. Yesterday, new regulations took effect requiring more than 1,300 pharmacists statewide ... More >>
Courtesy of the Missouri State Highway PatrolMissouri busted 1,776 meth labs last year and we're on pace for more than 1,800 in 2010.Missouri has already done the three-peat -- leading the nation in meth lab seizures for three consecutive years, including a whopping 1,774 busts last year, nearly ... More >>
For a price, Ashcroft can be a regular guy
It's not that he's pious. He's simply unfit to serve.
Meet Missouri's master of deceit
Missouri's junior senator says he is a pro-consumer health-care reformist. But the insurance companies, HMOs and big business, which give him millions, think he's on their side.