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Allergy Sufferer Facing Drug Charges for Buying Legal Medicine

Monday 18 February 2013

‘Iowa woman Rhonda McGee is facing drug charges that could lead to twenty-five years in prison for allegedly participating in meth amphetamine tracking by purchasing more over-the-counter medicine than the state considers necessary.

Records indicate that McGee, who says she and her husband are chronic allergy sufferers, did not purchase more medicine than the 26-month interval in question would allow. Nonetheless, legal documents charge that she “unlawfully and willfully conspire with one or more persons to manufacture, deliver or possess with intent to deliver … a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.”

McGee has no documented history of drug use or criminal behavior. Aside from a 2004 conviction for trespassing, her record is clean.’

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