Georgia Considering Law To Let Police Monitor Any Medicine You Buy
from the that's-not-how-to-stop-meth dept
In the meantime, Balko is also discussing the impact of those laws to make over-the-counter cold medicine hard to get. The end result? Meth use has increased (by 34% in the last year) and more people have become criminals:
But an Associated Press analysis of federal data reveals that the practice has not only failed to curb the meth trade, which is growing again after a brief decline. It also created a vast and highly lucrative market for profiteers to buy over-the-counter pills and sell them to meth producers at a huge markup.So the answer is now to make the problem even more ridiculous by letting the police spy on every pill you buy?
In just a few years, the lure of such easy money has drawn thousands of new people into the methamphetamine underworld.