Kennett requires prescriptions for drugs with pseudoephedrine

KENNETT, MO (KFVS)  -- You will now have to have a prescription to buy any medication containing the drug pseudoephedrine in the city of Kennett.

The mayor tells heartland news city leaders voted unanimously to require a prescription for the drug, which is a key ingredient in meth.

The mayor says the new law will go into effect pretty quickly -- possibly by the first of the month.

He added he hopes his city's decision will influence state lawmakers when they take up a statewide pseudoephedrine bill.

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