No chemistry for you, why, because of meth of course
Ok meth is a problem. Agreed. So are nuclear warheads but you don't see the government outlawing the use of metal since you can use metal to make a frame for a warhead. For the past 6 or 7 years there has been a war on meth and I for one support them combating it but not this way. They are causing too many civilian casualties. First it was pseudophedrine, we lost it in NyQuil, Actifed, Sudafed, and hundreds of others, the few that remain, are behind the pharmacy counter due to an extension of the Patriot Act. Yeah you heard me right, are we fighting tweakers or terrorists here? As a person who suffered severe allergies as a child and took Actifed on a dialy basis for nearly 10 years I am a bit put off. Especially when I see them pull it out of what was a good product like NyQuil just so they can leave the NyQuil out on the store shelves. NyQuil was "The nighttime sniffling sneezing coughing aching stuffy head fever so you can rest medicine." Now its the same except for the stuffy head. Yep they took it out folks, but I bet you remember the old slogan for the product you cant even buy anymore.
WTF didnt anyone try to stand up to this?
Now according to the story linked below even laboratory supplies are hard to get. Hellllloooooo McFly! Is anyone home? As Dow Chemicals would be happy to point out there are millions of uses for chemistry other than manufacturing illegal drugs! Again the people have given up a liberty in favor of security. While a meth lab is a toxic waste dumps and according to all reports highly explosive, was it really worth it folks?