Thursday, May 3, 2007


-Attention getter-people with runny noses with have more trouble getting their medication than they hoped for. the senate has passed a law that put cold medications such as SudaFed and more, behind the counter of pharmacys. you no longer can run to the store and just pick up a box of sudafed off the shelf. you now have to wait in a line at the counter.
-preview-reason for the recent stashing of cold medications is that the ingredient pseudophedrine (which is used as a decongestant) has been used in the making of the drug meth. statistics have shown that meth lab busts have lowered in number since the cold medicine has been put behind the counter. experts have argued however, that it isnt having an effect on the production of meth, and the general public has complained about the inconvenience of having to wait in a line to get simple sniffle medication.
-thesis- meth lab investigations proved that certain cold medications aid in the making of the drug methanphetamine.

-topic sentence-cold medications like sudafed have the ingredient pseudophedrine, which has been found to be used in the making of methanphedamine.

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