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Senior Vice President, Government and Member Relations
Vice President for Government and Member Relations
The Chicago Coalition
MHA Illinois Lobbyist
Illinois State University
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"You have to go show an ID, you have to sign for it and there's specific limits on what you can buy, so there's already hurdles that consumers have to cross to get this cold and allergy medicine," Karr said.
Oregon and Mississippi have laws requiring a doctor's prescription for consumers to get pseudoephedrine and Karr said there have been similar unsuccessful attempts in Illinois.
Requiring a prescription from a doctor would put not only more burden and cost on the consumer seeking relief, but also on doctors, Karr said.
"The kind of doctors that you would likely be impacting here, which are general practice or family physicians, I haven't met one that thinks they're underworked," Karr said.
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Stowers Institute for Medical Research