Drug Industry Backs E-Tracking of Pseudoephedrine Products

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association both support the implementation of a nationwide electronic tracking system for over-the-counter sales of cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine, used to make the illicit drug methamphetamine.

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association both support the implementation of a nationwide electronic tracking system for over-the-counter sales of cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine, used to make the illicit drug methamphetamine.

In statements to Congress Tuesday, both organizations said e-tracking would be more effective in crime fighting and more patient-friendly than a move to make these pro

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