DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Ephedrine and pseudoephedrine. Permits ephedrine and pseudoephedrine to be dispensed only: (1) at a pharmacy by a licensed pharmacist or certified pharmacy technician; and (2) in a package that contains not more than 12 capsules. Requires a person who purchases ephedrine or pseudoephedrine to present photo identification and sign a receipt or record book. Makes unlawful dispensing of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine a Class D felony. Designates ephedrine and pseudoephedrine as schedule V controlled substances. Makes the possession of more than nine grams of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine over a 30 day period a Class D felony. Exempts ephedrine or pseudoephedrine that is in liquid form or dispensed upon a prescription from the dispensing and possession restrictions.