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The East Bay Business Times reports that “Safeway Inc. has reduced the number of products containing pseudoephedrine (PSE), a major ingredient used in the production of methamphetamine drugs,” cutting its in-stock position from 75 such products to 17, all of them only available from the pharmacist.

"Reducing the number of products available and by placing these behind the pharmacy will do a great deal to ensure their use only for legitimate purposes," said Laree Renda, a Safeway executive vice president, in a statement.
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