Police reported 371 meth labs around the state during 2017, down from the 943 found in 2016.
The new initiative is a public-private partnership to inform consumers that smurfing, or purchasing medicines for meth makers, is a criminal offense.
Recent data shows Indiana’s methamphetamine problem is getting worse. Terre Haute law enforcement officials are pushing for a different approach to the issue.
Ten people were arrested Monday night at a residence in Bartholomew County where stolen firearms and a methamphetamine lab were also discovered.