Police Use Laws To Paint Cold Med Buyers as “Meth Heads”
When does a trip to the drugstore become a trip to the slammer?
Apparently anytime…especially in an increasing number of states where law enforcement are tracing and cracking down on users of cold medication.
One Indiana grandmother was arrested and jailed in 2009 for purchasing Zyrtec-D and Mucinex D medicines for her husband – in the same week.
The other grandma in question was recently busted over one box of Sudafed bought at the behest of her scuba instructor for sinus issues underwater. Her nightmare is only beginning. “I keep thinking I’m going to wake up, but I never do,” said Diane Avera. (Continue story….)