Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Pseudoephedrine and ephedrine. Provides that materials, compounds, mixtures, or preparations that contain ephedrine or pseudoephedrine are schedule III controlled substances that may be dispensed only by prescription. Repeals: (1) the statute allowing the dispensing of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine without a prescription subject to certain restrictions; and (2) provisions related to that statute. Requires pharmacies and certain retailers that sell ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or drugs that contain ephedrine or pseudoephedrine before July 1, 2016, to continue to maintain an electronic or written log of such sales through June 30, 2018. Pseudoephedrine and ephedrine. Provides that materials, compounds, mixtures, or preparations that contain ephedrine or pseudoephedrine are schedule III controlled substances that may be dispensed only by prescription. Repeals: (1) the statute allowing the dispensing of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine without a prescription subject to certain restrictions; and (2) provisions related to that statute. Requires pharmacies and certain retailers that sell ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or drugs that contain ephedrine or pseudoephedrine before July 1, 2016, to continue to maintain an electronic or written log of such sales through June 30, 2018.