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November 14, 2017

 

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Terre Haute, Indy Join Cities Suing Opioid Distributors

Along with Indianapolis, Muncie and Scott County, Terre Haute is alleging that pharmaceutical companies have contributed to the ongoing opioid epidemic.

October 11, 2017

 

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State Studying Barriers To Addiction Treatment Instead Of Prison

A lack of qualified professionals tops the list of barriers to treatment in Indiana communities.

October 10, 2017

 

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Nonprofit Group May Resume Indiana County’s Needle Exchange

The Madison County Health Department's attempt follows the County Council's August vote to prohibit county funds or donations from supporting the program.

October 9, 2017

 

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Indiana County Sees Increase In Overdose Deaths

55 people have died from overdoses in Vanderburgh County so far this year, compared to last year's overall total of 50 deaths.

October 6, 2017

 

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Indianapolis To Sue Drug Companies That Make Opioids

The city of Indianapolis is set to become the latest municipality to sue pharmaceutical companies for their alleged role in the nation's opioid abuse crisis.

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 1, 2017

 

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Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ War On Drugs, Abe Lincoln And Columbus

The debate to arrest people who use drugs or get them into treatment, lowering the required age for Hoosier kids to start school and Lincoln’s Indiana roots.

August 24, 2017

 

Gov. Eric Holcomb speaks at the INSPECT announcement.

INSPECT Integration Will Better Track Opiates

Integrating the states prescription drug tracking system with health records may help cut back excessive opiate prescriptions.

August 18, 2017

 

State Police will get more that $500,000 to combat methamphetamine.

Indiana Experiencing Dramatic Drop In Meth Production

Reports from the Indiana State Police show a decrease of 58 percent in lab incidents from 2016 to 2017.

August 11, 2017

 

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Monroe Co. Library Sees Collateral Effects Of Drug Epidemic

Although needles are occasionally found, officials say the public library remains a safe space to visit.

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