Controversy this past session over convenience stores obtaining alcohol carryout permits prompted the creation of the alcohol law study commission.
Food deserts are areas where fresh food accounts for less than 10 percent of accessible and available food.
The Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association is suing the state in hopes of being able to sell cold beer in convenience stores.
Indiana law allows convenience, grocery and pharmacy stores to sell beer warm but not chilled.
The Indiana legislature is considering recommendations to help increase safety for convenience store employees.