Business & Tech
11:25 am
Thu March 21, 2013

St. Louis Company May Have Answer To Ending Meth Labs

Not many of us are chemists.

Yet by removing one oxygen atom, average people in Missouri regularly are turning common decongestants like Sudafed and Claritin-D into the illicit drug methamphetamine. Nationwide those explosive mom and pop meth labs cost taxpayers more than $23 billion a year in health care costs, child endangerment and clean-up. 

But a St. Louis pharmaceutical company may have the answer.

This St. Louis Public Radio Story aired on KCUR on March 21, 2013.

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