Methamphetamine Synthesis Essay

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The use of methamphetamine is a growing problem in the United States. One step taken in stopping the manufacturing, trafficking, and use of methamphetamine has been limiting the sale of methamphetamine precursor drugs: ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine. The United States government has implemented the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005. This act puts restrictions on meth precursor drugs, but 41 states have individually enacted laws limiting sales of these drugs as well. Illinois has implemented the Methamphetamine Precursor Control Act of 2006. The law requires a person be 18 years of age and able to provide valid ID with name, date of birth and a photograph to purchase products containing precursors. Sales

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