Make cold meds script-only: police chief

Cold and flu medications should be made prescription-only to help in the fight against backyard methamphetamine manufacturers, WA’s Police Commissioner says.

Dr Karl O'Callaghan (PhD) said restricting the sale of pseudoephedrine-based medication — the key ingredient in methamphetamine — was the most effective way authorities could combat underground drug laboratories.

He told a state budget estimates

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