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NEW POLL: Tennessee Voters Strongly Oppose Making Popular Cold and Allergy Meds Prescription Only
Date:2/13/2013

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennessee voters, by a 20-point margin (56 to 36 percent), oppose making common cold and allergy medications containing pseudoephedrine (PSE) available by prescription (Rx) only, and nearly two-thirds of respondents (61 percent) who use nonprescription cold and allergy medicines to treat symptoms oppose the proposal.  The new poll, which was conducted by North Star Opinion Research and released today by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), also found that nearly three-fifths of Tennessee voters (57%) believe the state's current anti-meth law, which utilizes real-time, stop-sale technology known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), is effective and should be given time to work. Just 33% say the law should be changed.

The new poll comes as Tennessee lawmakers are considering a proposal (House Bill 368) introduced by Representative David Hawk (R-Greeneville) that would require all Tennesseans to obtain a doctor's prescription before buying safe and effective medicines containing PSE. In addition to the clear majority of Tennessee voters, a number of prominent Tennessee groups, including the Tennessee Pharmacists Association and the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry, oppose the measure because it would produce a number of unnecessary burdens for law-abiding consumers, healthcare providers, retailers, and the state as a whole.

"Today's polling results clearly affirm that law-abiding Tennesseans prefer responsible solutions to the methamphetamine problem that don't make timely access to a wide range of over-the-counter treatment options harder to come by," said Carlos Gutierrez , senior director of state gov
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