(CBS) – Photo identification will now be required to buy nail polish remover at CVS stores and nail salons in California, as well as in other states.READ MORE: Family Killed On Hike In Sierra National Forest Died Of Heat-Related Issues
CBS Los Angeles reports other stores in addition to CVS are requiring customers to be 18 years old to buy nail polish remover.
The product contains acetone, which is a key ingredient in the production of crystal methamphetamine.READ MORE: Outrage Grows Over Racist Comments Targeting KPIX 5 Reporter Betty Yu
CVS said it will also limit the amount of nail polish remover customers may buy.
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