St. Charles County Council approved a law requiring prescriptions for certain cold medications to make the drugs more difficult for meth producers to obtain.
The council voted 7-0 to require prescriptions for medications that include ephedrine or pseudoephedrine during their regular meeting on Monday night.
The law, introduced during the , is part of a four-county effort to keep the medications out of the hands of drug users. Patch previously reported that Jefferson, Franklin and Lincoln county officials will .
Read Patch on Tuesday for more information.