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Misuse of Drugs (Pseudoephedrine) Amendment Bill

Introduced under Urgency on Feb 20. The bill would change the classification of pseudoephedrine as a controlled drug, so that cold and flu products containing pseudoephedrine can be sold in pharmacies without a prescription. First reading on Feb 20 with Te Pāti Māori opposed and referred to the health committee for consideration. Reported back on March 13 without amendment. Second reading on March 19 with only Te Pāti Māori opposed. Committee stage completed on March 27 without amendment. 

Misuse of Drugs (Pseudoephedrine) Amendment Bill