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  • Minarchist Dec 13, 4:01 p.m.

    Just a thought...but...next time you're about to go home and "cook up a batch", don't go assaulting a female. Women don't like to be beat up on and they do sometimes press charges. Just goes to show what meth can do to your brain.
    sunshineonmyshoulder
    December 13, 2012 3:10 p.m.
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    AH yes and alcohol is so warm and fuzzy in domestic situations.

  • sunshineonmyshoulder Dec 13, 3:10 p.m.

    Just a thought...but...next time you're about to go home and "cook up a batch", don't go assaulting a female. Women don't like to be beat up on and they do sometimes press charges. Just goes to show what meth can do to your brain.

  • Minarchist Dec 13, 2:21 p.m.

    If they would start doing something to the offenders besides slapping them on the wrist and putting them on probation this kind of thing would slow down. It's a fact if there are no conseqences for your actions you are not going to stop. Don't punish the avereage citizen punish the crimminal!
    frazee
    December 13, 2012 1:38 p.m

    You think drug users should be locked up? If we cant keep drugs out of our prisons what is making our society a prison going to do? You seriously need a law to know not to do meth or you want to make laws mandating what adults put in THIER body? You libs just will never have enough laws. I know meth is bad without a law and there is no law stopping peoople from doing meth. Too much aspirin can kill you....uh oh dont get any ideas!!!!

  • frazee Dec 13, 1:38 p.m.

    If they would start doing something to the offenders besides slapping them on the wrist and putting them on probation this kind of thing would slow down. It's a fact if there are no conseqences for your actions you are not going to stop. Don't punish the avereage citizen punish the crimminal!

  • April NC Born Dec 13, 11:21 a.m.

    The head of the committee proposing the new rules.

    Craig(dot)Horn(at)ncleg(dot)net

  • April NC Born Dec 13, 11:00 a.m.

    You know, they put this measure on the books a few years ago and said a little inconvenience to help stop the meth labs. Now they have reported that the busted a record number of labs this year. Sounds like the inconvenience is not working.

    What makes them think that forcing law abiding citizens to go to the DR for OTC meds will help? I have to wonder if the labs are getting the cold meds elsewhere if they are increasing in number. In which case, what good will it do to require a prescription?

  • cybertazet Dec 13, 10:43 a.m.

    I had to show my id a week ago to buy cold medicine AND they jack the price up also. For 20 pills (CVS brand) it was $20.00... Now they are going to require that you have a prescription for it. So now in order to get cold meds you will have to go to the doctor first and spend more money. The whole system is crazy.

  • ladyblue Dec 13, 10:36 a.m.

    sn't it interesting that we may soon have to show ID, to pick up your prescription cold medicine, yet we don't have to show ID to vote?

    Something is WRONG with this picture.
    CuriousT

    yep I think having cold medicine is a basic right as well don't you?? After all how am i going to enjoy my pursuit of happiness with a nasty cold? rofl.......

  • Save It Dec 13, 10:32 a.m.

    "I've bought cold med. for over 45 years and ain't showed and ID once. Just got some yesterday." - Rebelyell55

    Not with psuedoephedrine in it. Dude just displayed his ignorance and age all in one post. Well done.

  • yabbadabbadooo Dec 13, 10:19 a.m.

    why is this news? He has been incarcerated since 2008 (or so) for 3 years, 8 months (if you add them all up). A few more years - nothing to someone like this.

  • CuriousT Dec 13, 10:11 a.m.

    Isn't it interesting that we may soon have to show ID, to pick up your prescription cold medicine, yet we don't have to show ID to vote?

    Something is WRONG with this picture.

  • Rebelyell55 Dec 13, 9:56 a.m.

    Well ain't they just the good ole, honest American family that the goverment is trying to protect. I also keep hearing about this ID for cold med., I've bought cold med. for over 45 years and ain't showed and ID once. Just got some yesterday.

  • ladyblue Dec 13, 9:53 a.m.

    why is it the first thing lawmakers want to do when people disobey the law is to pass more laws that they will only disobey, while causing more inconvenience for the law abiding citizen..???. democracy at it's finest i guess...

  • pause to consider Dec 13, 9:52 a.m.

    2 things: Even though meth activity reported there before, DA/police didn't pursue until visiting for another warrant - hmmmm.

    Secondly, the proposed reaction by state authorities is similar to gun control - let's clamp down on law-abiding citizens by making valid cold meds ridiculously difficult to obtain in a misguided effort to block criminals from obtaining ingredients they'll get elsewhere anyway. Nothing like surrendering freedom for "security". C'Mon man!

  • NotUrTypicalAmerican Dec 13, 9:31 a.m.

    NotUrTypicalAmerican..Well you got me confused! - robbyh

    A reference to Public Enemy's anti-drug song "Night of the Living Baseheads" circa 1988. I think it applies here. Back then, the problem drug was crack. Now it's meth.

  • Watermelon Dec 13, 9:31 a.m.

    You can lock up as many dope dealers as you want, the users will still find a way to get their fix. Keep making tighter laws and the only people you are going to have an impact on are the people who follow the laws.

  • robbyh Dec 13, 9:12 a.m.

    NotUrTypicalAmerican..Well you got me confused!

  • Minarchist Dec 13, 9:08 a.m.

    you are exactly right bonnie8085 I ran into this problem last night trying to get cold meds having to have my ID... it was ridiculous having to take my daughter in and out of the rainy cold weather to get a ID
    melissaann000
    December 13, 2012 8:44 a.m.
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    No shes not. Shes blaming the wrong people. BONNIE thinks you can legislate drug use. LOL poor poor people.

  • Minarchist Dec 13, 9:07 a.m.

    this is ridiculous...its STUPID PEOPLE like this that make it hard for the honest hardworking ppl to be able to get cold meds when they need them without goin to the dr!
    bonnie8085
    December 13, 2012 8:30 a.m.

    ummm Its actaully the government not the user. Im sure you support drugs laws. Are you one of those people that would be a heroin addict if heroin were legal? Probably not. Laws do nothing. Your "stupid people" will be "stupid" no matter how many laws you libs create.

  • NotUrTypicalAmerican Dec 13, 9:00 a.m.

    The problem is this
    We gotta fix it
    Check out the Justice and how they run it
    Sellin', smellin', sniffin', riffin',
    And others trying to get swift in.
    Selling they own, rob a home
    While some shrivel a bone Like comatose walking around Please don't confuse this with the sound I'm talkin' bout METH

  • OGE Dec 13, 8:47 a.m.

    I'm glad we have other funds directed toward busting pot growers and not more money toward this. I sleep better at night knowing my neighbor doesn't have the munchies!

  • melissaann000 Dec 13, 8:44 a.m.

    you are exactly right bonnie8085 I ran into this problem last night trying to get cold meds having to have my ID... it was ridiculous having to take my daughter in and out of the rainy cold weather to get a ID

  • bonnie8085 Dec 13, 8:30 a.m.

    this is ridiculous...its STUPID PEOPLE like this that make it hard for the honest hardworking ppl to be able to get cold meds when they need them without goin to the dr!

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