Wal-Mart Makes A Stand

By: Lindsay Puccio
By: Lindsay Puccio

April 26, 2005

The world's largest retail store is helping to clamp down on methamphetaminemakers.

Wal-mart will move many non-prescription cold medications behind the counter by June. They're goal is to make it more difficult for customers to easily obtain medications containing pseudoephedrine, which is a key component for making methamphetamine.

Experts said 1.5 million people in the United States are addicted to this powerful drug.


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