Content about Phenethylamines

January 21, 2010

Four Mississippi legislators earlier this month added the Magnolia State as one of those states...

October 25, 2009

A white donkey painted in black stripes does not a zebra make. In fact, all...

NEW YORK A white donkey painted in black stripes does not a zebra make. In fact, all you really have is a donkey and a whole lot of paint. Something similar could be said here, because a 92% reduction in PSE sales does not correlate with a 92% reduction in the number of meth addicts cruising the streets.

 

The fact is a 92% reduction in PSE sales doesn’t add up to much of anything positive.

 

 

September 13, 2009

California and Missouri legislatures may want to take a page out of Louisiana’s playbook in...

NEW YORK California and Missouri legislatures may want to take a page out of Louisiana’s playbook in the pursuit of curbing illicit methamphetamine production. Because here, everyone wins (unless, of course, you’re a meth addict).

 

June 4, 2009

Attempting to curtail methamphetamine production by more or less eliminating the precursor ingredient pseudoephedrine from...

NEW YORK Attempting to curtail methamphetamine production by more or less eliminating the precursor ingredient pseudoephedrine from the market is kind of like throwing out the baby with the bathwater. PSE is a legitimate self-care option that is, according to general consensus, more effective than the other cough-cold decongestant on the market — phenylephrine. And restricting access to that self-care option hurts legitimate consumers more than it does meth cooks. But more on that in a second.