The Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Association wants to create a new crime: aggravated drug dealing.
Family and Social Services Administration attorney Kathy Gregory says that option is less likely to be used for substance abuse issues.
The Drug Abuse Task Force issued recommendations at each of its first three meetings, the most recent of which took place late last month.
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
The Brown County Sheriff's Department removed more than 3,100 marijuana plants from a private property on Tuesday.
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.