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Crackdown on Cold Medicine Helps Curb Meth Labs

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Crackdown on Cold Medicine Helps Curb Meth Labs

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Crackdown on Cold Medicine Helps Curb Meth Labs

Crackdown on Cold Medicine Helps Curb Meth Labs

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In Oklahoma, meth lab busts are down by 70 percent. Law enforcement officials credit a new law restricting access to some popular cold remedies. Other states, from Oregon to Missouri, are rushing to follow suit in hopes they finally have found a way to put meth labs out of business. NPR's Greg Allen reports.