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CHPA Applauds Wisconsin’s Adoption of Real-Time, Stop-Sale Technology to Prevent Illegal Sales of Pseudoephedrine

12.04.2017 – Cision PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) applauds the state of Wisconsin for becoming the 34th state to adopt the real-time, stop-sale technology called the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx), a blocking system used by retailers across the country which prevents the illegal sale of pseudoephedrine (PSE), an ingredient some criminals try to use in the production of methamphetamine. Aside from blocking illegal sales at the pharmacy counter, the NPLEx system provides law enforcement with valuable, real-time data on potential criminal activity. The legislation – sponsored by State Representative Cody Horlacher and former State Senator Sheila Harsdorf – was signed by Governor Scott Walker on November 30, 2017.

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