- 84% of Hoosiers report they rely on the over-the-counter medicines containing pseudoephedrine that would be impacted by changing the law to require a doctor's prescription.
- A 65%-majority of Hoosiers opposed changing the law to require a doctor's prescription for the purchase of cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine. This total included 52% that STRONGLY opposed new rules for pseudoephedrine medicines that are currently sold over-the-counter. In contrast, 29% of voters supported the new law.
- By a 59%-35% spread, voters were more likely to agree "it is not worth inconveniencing, or possibly criminalizing law-abiding Hoosiers who benefit from over-the-counter cold or allergy medicines" than that "the benefits would outweigh the inconvenience or cost of a new law."
- A 65%-majority were "less supportive" toward changing the law knowing that it could increase costs to taxpayers, as uninsured Hoosiers would have to visit emergency rooms to get prescriptions for these medicines.
CHPA Statement On Statewide Indiana Consumer Poll
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