Buono News Conference On Over-The-Counter Cough And Cold Remedies

At a news conference at Edison High School, Senator Barbara Buono, D-Middlesex, proposed legislation to prohibit the sale of any over-the-counter cough and cold remedies containing dextromethorphan (DXM) to anyone under the age of 18, to combat a growing trend among teenagers of taking excessive doses of over-the-counter medicine to get high.

Senator Barbara Buono, D-Middlesex, speaks at a news conference at Edison High School about her legislation prohibiting the sale of over-the-counter cough and cold remedies containing DXM to anyone under 18 Senator Barbara Buono, D-Middlesex, speaks at a news conference at Edison High School about her legislation prohibiting the sale of over-the-counter cough and cold remedies containing DXM to anyone under 18. (7:46)