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October 26, 2015

 

Governor Mike Pence has acted on eight recommendations from the first two meetings of the drug abuse task force, drawing praise from state and federal officials.

Drug Task Force Recommendations Rehash Old Initiatives

Gov. Mike Pence has acted on eight recommendations from the first two meetings of the drug abuse task force, drawing praise from state and federal officials

October 14, 2015

 

Confiscated marijuana

Brown County Sheriff’s Dept. Seizes 3,100 Marijuana Plants

The Brown County Sheriff's Department removed more than 3,100 marijuana plants from a private property on Tuesday.

October 2, 2015

 

Heroin confiscated from the Indiana streets

Pence Calls For Action On Drug Task Force Recommendations

One of the drug task force’s initial recommendations urged the state to seek broader Medicaid coverage for drug treatment.

September 16, 2015

 

Heroin confiscated from the Indiana streets

On Drug Task Force, Discussion Of Enforcement And Funding

The task force is meant to help provide a comprehensive look at prevention, treatment and enforcement.

September 16, 2015

 

Indiana routinely ranks in the top five states for most meth lab seizures.

Indiana Meth Lab Seizures On The Rise

Indiana law enforcement agencies say they’re on track to take down more meth labs this year than they did last year.

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.

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