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Alaska Regulates Sale of Dextromethorphan Products to Adults, Requires Prescription for Persons Under 18 Years of Age.


The sale of products containing dextromethorphan in Alaska is restricted to individuals 18 years of age or older under a new law. House Bill 125 states products containing dextromethorphan may be sold if the person is under 18 years of age and has a prescription for the product from a licensed practitioner.

Alaska is the 11th state to restrict the sale of products containing dextromethorphan to adults and to require a prescription from a practitioner for individuals younger than 18 years, reports the American Pharmacists Association.