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April 22, 2013

 

Criminal Code Debate Likely To Continue Next Session

Legislators are still trying to determine how much a shift toward more rehabilitation will cost local governments.

March 2, 2013

 

A Week In Review: Criminal Code, Budget, Abortion Drugs

At the Statehouse, the House passed a budget and a bill overhauling the state's criminal code. The Senate passed legislation regulating drug-induced abortions.

January 15, 2013

 

State Senator Proposes Bill To Reinforce Synthetic Drugs Ban

The legislature passed the ban last year, but police say they have had a hard time enforcing it.

December 5, 2012

 

Telling Addicts To ‘Just Say No’ Proves Ineffective

A study from Indiana University researchers finds negative messaging does not get through to drug and alcohol addicts like positive messaging.

September 25, 2012

 

Drug-Related Charges Spark Rise In Female Incarcerations

The number of women in Indiana prisons has increased 50 percent in the past decade, mostly because of drug-related charges.

August 13, 2012

 

Howard County Schools Tighten Drug Testing Policies

Drug test results will be shared with the school district's administration, and students will be suspended from activities if they test positive.

July 11, 2012

 

Bloomington Police Arrest 11 People On Drug Charges

Bloomington police seized heroin, cocaine, guns and cash during the raid.

February 15, 2012

 

Senate Kills Bill On Drug Testing For Welfare Recipients

The author of the bill that would have mandated drug testing for welfare recipients say he hopes to include it in another bill this session.

November 17, 2011

 

Drug That Reduces Bad Cholesterol Won’t Be At Pharmacy Soon

The injection is actually an antibody that reduces bad cholesterol by affecting a certain function in the liver.

September 21, 2011

 

Alcohol Use Down, Marijuana Up In Teens

The IPRC says the increase however in marijuana use is up across all age groups.

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