psuedoephedrine http://wfpl.org en Beshear, Others to Launch Campaign Against Smurfs (the Drug Kind) http://wfpl.org/post/beshear-others-launch-campaign-against-smurfs-drug-kind <p></p><p>There's nothing magical about Kentucky's smurfs, state leaders say.</p><p>Gov. Steve Beshear and State Sen. Robert Stivers&nbsp;-- a contender for senate president -- &nbsp;will help unveil an "anti-smurfing" campaign with the CHPA today. The campaign will include signs that pharmacies have the option to display, warning people to not buy pseudeoephedrine products to sell to others who want to make meth.</p><p>In drug culture, a "smurf" is someone who buys pseudoephedrine for someone else with the intent it will be used for meth.</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 21:35:06 +0000 Kenny Colston 2562 at http://wfpl.org Beshear, Others to Launch Campaign Against Smurfs (the Drug Kind) Drug Group Sets Record for Legislative Lobbying Expenses http://wfpl.org/post/drug-group-sets-record-legislative-lobbying-expenses <p>&nbsp;</p><p>A lobbying group for various drug manufacturers has set a record for money spent during a Kentucky legislative session.</p><p>The&nbsp;<a data-mce-="" href="http://www.chpa-info.org/" target="_blank">Consumer Healthcare Products Association</a>&nbsp;spent nearly half a million dollars between January and March lobbying against a bill aimed at curbing meth production by limiting pseudoephedrine purchases.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 20:06:56 +0000 Kenny Colston 126 at http://wfpl.org