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August 24, 2015

 

A hit of black tar heroin confiscated from a user by the Hamilton/Boone county drug task force

Attorneys Group Calls For Increased Drug Penalties

Indiana’s criminal code reform was aimed largely at reducing penalties for low-level, nonviolent drug offenses in an effort to reduce recidivism.

July 8, 2015

 

Heroin spoon and needle

Heroin Use Increasing Among Most Groups, CDC Report Finds

Parts of Indiana have witnessed an increasing number of heroin overdoses in recent months.

July 2, 2015

 

Synthetic Marijuana

State Supreme Court Hears Synthetic Drug Lawsuit

Lawmakers first passed a law in 2011 banning a list of synthetic drugs, but manufacturers stayed a step ahead by changing their compounds.

May 21, 2015

 

jerome adams

IN State Health Commissioner Testifies In D.C. On Drug Abuse

Jerome Adams, among other state health commissioners, testified how Indiana is trying to deal with the HIV outbreak.

October 24, 2014

 

A package of pseudoephedrine pills in a plastic and foil casing.

Pseudoephedrine Becomes Focus Of Terre Haute’s Meth Problem

Mayor Duke Bennett wants to lobby for prescription-only Sudafed.

October 11, 2014

 

Kelly Robinson

Community Attends Anti-Drug Rally After Spate Of Overdoses

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.

September 30, 2014

 

IU Police Car

Drug-Related Arrests At IU-Bloomington Increase In 2013

Arrests relating to drugs increased on the IU-Bloomington campus, but arrests for alcohol and reports of sex offenses were down.

March 14, 2014

 

Jason Ricci on the international touring circuit

Heroin Costs World Famous Harmonica Player Everything

Heroin use has been increasing in the U.S., and addiction often has a high price that isn't just financial.

December 24, 2013

 

Synthetic Marijuana

Legislator: Harsher Penalties For Synthetic Drug Sellers

Sen. Jim Merritt wants synthetic drug penalties on par with cocaine and heroin offenses.

October 29, 2013

 

Prison

11 Inmates Sentenced For Prison Drug Ring

Indiana prisoners were sentenced in the investigation involving a drug ring.

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