Pseudoephedrine will be allowed back into cold medications next winter in a win for Act leader David Seymour as part of the new coalition Government.
Seymour campaigned on the promise of reversing the ban on over-the-counter sales of the decongestant.
Speaking after signing a coalition agreement with Prime Minister Christopher Luxon and New Zealand First leader Winston Peters, Seymour, the new minister for regulation, said lifting the ban on pseudoephedrine would be part of “long overdue” health reforms.
This isn’t Government policy – it’s the script to Breaking Bad!
Allowing Pseudoephedrine, the precursor ingredient to meth back over the counter will generate ram raids, which is hilarious because Luxon is claiming allowing cigarettes to remain getting sold will prevent ram raids!
Most meth coming into the country right now is finished product. Domestic Alpha Gangs use Triad contacts to have meth mass manufactured and shipped in, the 501 syndicates use South American Cartel Meth. It is purer and cheaper than the Triad meth, and it is this difference of product that is generating the recent gang war assassination campaign.
What allowing Pseudoephedrine to be sold back over the counter will generate is a new homebake industry as smaller players locked out of global supply chains move into the market.
ACT are the Party that knows the price of everything and the value of nothing!
Just to be crystal meth clear here, ACT’s solutions are MORE machine guns and MORE meth precursor ingredients?
The market will work out the rest will it?
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