NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam last week announced new legislation that he says is intended to curb the state’s methamphetamine scourge.

The Knoxville Republican, nearing the end of his first term as governor, announced the legislation among shows of support from top lawmakers in the General Assembly, which convened earlier in the week for the 2014 session.

The bill seeks to limit the sale of cold medicines that contain pseudoephedrine, the key ingredient in drugs like Sudafed that is also the main ingredient used to make meth.

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