CVS pharmacy customers are being asked for identification when they buy nail polish remover, WPRI 12 News reports.
The policy, which has been rolled out across southern New England in the past few weeks, means customers must show ID and will be limited on the number of bottles of remover they can purchase, according to the station.
The drugstore chain says the rule is an attempt to curb the making of illegal methamphetamine, and issued this statement, according to the station:
“Because acetone is an ingredient used in the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine, we recently implemented a policy that a valid ID must be presented to purchase acetone-containing products such as nail polish remover. Our policy also limits the sale of these products in conjunction with other methamphetamine precursors and is based on various regulations requiring retailers to record sales of acetone.”
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