A potential alert system would quickly distribute information across state lines about new drug dangers as they happen.
This week on Noon Edition we’ll talk to local experts about these studies and the current state of brain research in Indiana and around the country.
Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid 50 times more potent than heroin and responsible for a recent surge in overdose deaths in the state and around the country.
The 61 percent increase follows a 7 percent decrease in out of home placements between 2011 and 2012
Justin Phillips has committed her time to advocating for awareness about heroin addiction and treatment since losing her son Aaron to a heroin overdose.
Hancock County currently has no recovery houses for those who have suffered from addiction, but residents are working to change that.
Jeremy Coomes stole cocaine, meth, marijuana and other controlled substances that were seized by police.
While the police are doing what they can to suppress meth, legislators are considering ways to further inhibit production of the extremely addictive drug.
A proposed bill would allow prosecutors to charge people with drug dealing based on the weight of the drugs.
Bill Levin capitalized on RFRA when he opened the First Church of Cannabis. Now, he's suing the state for the right to smoke cannabis as a sacrament.