The passage of the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005 unofficially created a new classification of drugs — those sold without prescription from behind the counter (BTC). The regulation, which passed in 2006, placed cold medications containing pseudoephedrine, also used to make the addictive stimulant methamphetamine, behind the counter. The emergency contraception, Plan B, which went over the counter in 2006, also is sold BTC. The U.S. Government Accountability Office has decided ...

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