Indiana’s alcohol excise tax hasn’t changed in 36 years. And the state’s Alcohol Code Revision Commission thinks it should, recommending a 25 percent increase.
Governor Eric Holcomb is directing Indiana Excise Police to issue warnings to stores selling cannabidiol, or CBD, for the next 60 days.
State authorities say a weekend truck rally in Terre Haute resulted in the arrests of more 200 people, many on alcohol and drug-related charges.
The Alcohol Code Revision Commission is slated to meet over the next two years to review Indiana's alcohol laws, some of which date to prohibition.
The jump could be the result of increased excise police patrols on college campuses.
Police issued 258 tickets during Little 500 weekend in Bloomington, a record number.