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NZ Herald: Cold comfort for blocked noses

Peter Griffin posted in on October 27th, 2009.

A feature in the Weekend Herald by senior features writer Chris Barton on the Government’s move to limit availability of cold and flu drugs containing pseudoephedrine. An excerpt: (read in full here) The B2 chill “When Government makes pseudoephedrine a Class B2 controlled drug, you may still be able to get the re-classified cold medications, […]

Proposed restrictions to accessing cold tablet ingredient

Peter Griffin posted in on October 16th, 2009.

Following the announcement last week of the Prime Minister’s action plan on methamphetamine, some confusion has arisen over how tightly pseudoephedrine (a key precursor) will be controlled if it becomes a Class B2 drug. Many media reports stated that under the new rules, pseudoephedrine will become “prescription-only”, without reference to any possible further restrictions on […]

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