One of the drug task force’s initial recommendations urged the state to seek broader Medicaid coverage for drug treatment.
The task force is meant to help provide a comprehensive look at prevention, treatment and enforcement.
Indiana law enforcement agencies say they’re on track to take down more meth labs this year than they did last year.
Indiana’s criminal code reform was aimed largely at reducing penalties for low-level, nonviolent drug offenses in an effort to reduce recidivism.
Parts of Indiana have witnessed an increasing number of heroin overdoses in recent months.
Lawmakers first passed a law in 2011 banning a list of synthetic drugs, but manufacturers stayed a step ahead by changing their compounds.
Jerome Adams, among other state health commissioners, testified how Indiana is trying to deal with the HIV outbreak.
Mayor Duke Bennett wants to lobby for prescription-only Sudafed.
Members of the Connersville community attended an anti-drug rally Saturday after there were 20 overdoses in 20 days in the town of 13,000.
Arrests relating to drugs increased on the IU-Bloomington campus, but arrests for alcohol and reports of sex offenses were down.