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September 12, 2017

 

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Scott Co Files Lawsuit Against Purdue Pharma, Endo Pharmaceuticals

The lawsuit alleges drugs made by the manufacturers contributed to the county's ongoing opioid epidemic.

September 6, 2017

 

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Ind. Attorney General Clashes With CDC Over Syringe Exchange Data

Last month, the CDC sent a letter to the Governor’s Task Force on Drug Enforcement, Treatment and Prevention asking it to correct a 2016 report.

August 24, 2017

 

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CDC Sends Letter To State Clarifying Syringe Exchange Stance

The letter states that syringe exchange programs reduce the spread of disease and do not increase the rate of community drug use.

August 2, 2017

 

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Jerome Adams: Science Not Always Enough To Motivate Change

Surgeon General Nominee Jerome Adams was asked a lot about Indiana's HIV outbreak during his confirmation hearing Tuesday.

July 5, 2017

 

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Surgeon General Nominee Championed Policies To Curb Drug Epidemic

During his tenure overseeing public health in Indiana, Jerome Adams supervised the roll-out of the needle exchange programs legalized in 2015.

June 30, 2017

 

Needle exchange programs safely dispose of used needles and hand out new, clean needles to intravenous drug users.

Opposition Could Force Madison County Needle Exchange To Close

Critics of Madison County’s exchange say money that currently goes to buying needles would be better spent on treatment and education.

June 23, 2017

 

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Indiana Health Commissioner: Needle Exchanges Save Lives, Money

Eight Indiana counties currently have exchanges in place that allow drug users to swap dirty needles for clean ones.

June 8, 2017

 

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FDA Requests Drug That Helped Spark HIV Outbreak Be Pulled

Opana helped spark Indiana's HIV outbreak because people in Scott County were sharing needles used to inject the opioid.

June 2, 2017

 

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Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ June 2, 2017

A Scott County HIV outbreak update, why those trying to fix nutrient runoff in the Gulf of Mexico are looking to Indiana and a new exhibit at the Indy Zoo.

June 2, 2017

 

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Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

A Scott County HIV outbreak update, why those trying to fix nutrient runoff in the Gulf of Mexico are looking to Indiana and a new exhibit at the Indy Zoo.

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