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September 19, 2016

 

heroin

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

 

Indianapolis Police

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

 

prescription

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

April 27, 2016

 

Justin Phillips featured in the IndyStar

Indiana Woman One Of Ten To Receive White House Award

Justin Phillips has committed her time to advocating for awareness about heroin addiction and treatment since losing her son Aaron to a heroin overdose.

March 31, 2016

 

Drugs

Drug Addiction Recovery House For Women Coming To Greenfield

Hancock County currently has no recovery houses for those who have suffered from addiction, but residents are working to change that.

March 31, 2016

 

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Former Columbus Police Officer Arrested For Stealing Drugs

Jeremy Coomes stole cocaine, meth, marijuana and other controlled substances that were seized by police.

January 25, 2016

 

Indiana Police track sales of pseudoephedrine, an ingredient in making methamphetamine.

Lawmakers, Law Enforcement Face Growing Meth Problem

While the police are doing what they can to suppress meth, legislators are considering ways to further inhibit production of the extremely addictive drug.

January 5, 2016

 

Senate

Senate GOP Wants To Make It Easier To Convict Drug Dealers

A proposed bill would allow prosecutors to charge people with drug dealing based on the weight of the drugs.

December 31, 2015

 

First Church of Cannabis

Inside The First Church Of Cannabis

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.

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