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June 6, 2017

 

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Indiana Law Enforcement See Rise Of Laced Heroin

Police officers in an eastern Indiana county are being more careful when handling heroin because the drug increasingly is being laced with other substances.

April 20, 2017

 

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Three Die In Heroin-Suspected Overdoses In Vigo County

Some officers are now carrying up to three doses of naloxone.

April 5, 2017

 

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House Vote To Crack Down On Heroin Dealers, Pharmacy Robbers

Critics argue the legislature is “backsliding” to previous, failed attempts to address the drug epidemic.

January 3, 2017

 

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Advocacy Groups To Train Families Of Addicts To Use Naloxone

Advocacy groups in northwestern Indiana plan to train family and friends of drug addicts how to use the overdose antidote naloxone.

December 30, 2016

 

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Indiana Police Raid Home, Yield More Than $1 Million In Drugs

A multi-agency raid on a northern Indiana home has yielded more than $1 million in drugs and resulted in several arrests.

December 27, 2016

 

Attorney General-elect Curtis Hill (second from left) with a panel of experts on Indiana's drug epidemic.

Incoming AG Hill Wants ‘Strict Enforcement’ Of Drug Users

Incoming Attorney General Curtis Hill says the state shouldn’t abandon what he calls “strict enforcement” when it comes to addressing the drug epidemic.

September 19, 2016

 

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Planned Alert System Designed To Lessen Impact Of Drug Threats

A potential alert system would quickly distribute information across state lines about new drug dangers as they happen.

September 2, 2016

 

A new study from the IU School of Medicine looks into the neurological source of addiction cravings like those experienced by people suffering from alcoholism.

Noon Edition: New Findings In Addiction Brain Research

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.

August 25, 2016

 

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Officers Seize Pounds Of Fentanyl During Traffic Stop

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.

June 6, 2016

 

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Drug Abuse Blamed For Large Increase In Kids Removed By DCS

The 61 percent increase follows a 7 percent decrease in out of home placements between 2011 and 2012

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