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Fight against meth making progress

DES MOINES (KWWL)--  Iowa's new computerized tracking system seems to be working in the fight against meth. The computerized tracking system went online in September.

Since then, the system as blocked more than ten thousand people from buying pseudoephedrine, a common ingredient in cold and allergy medicines. The system tracks individual purchasers of the medicine and blocks attempts to buy more than the state limits.

The goal is to help control pseudoephedrine supplies. The drug is a key component in meth making.

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