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Prosecutor warns of meth manufacturers asking others to buy key ingredients

Noting that methamphetamine use is seeing a resurgence. Kent County’s prosecutor offered a warning Monday: Don’t get involved in smurfing, it’s a crime.

Smurfing is a trick meth manufacturers use to obtain large quantities of pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient for the meth-making process and the active ingredient in most allergy medications. In what is called smurfing, the meth-makers pay a number of different people to buy as much of the medicine as they can, to avoid laws that limit the purchases.

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