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February 2, 2018


Police Respond To 21+ Overdoses Near Indianapolis Shelter

Police say synthetic drugs may be to blame for the overdose spike near Wheeler Mission.

September 15, 2016


Indiana Legal Summit Aims To Address Misinformation About Drugs

The Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council held an educational summit to address misinformation about marijuana and synthetic drugs.

October 7, 2015


Indiana Supreme Court Upholds Synthetic Drug Law

The law bars the sale of certain compounds and look-alikes, while allowing the pharmacy board to add new compounds to the list of banned substances.

July 2, 2015


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.

February 19, 2015


Bill That Lists Synthetic Drug Compounds Passes Committee

Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, authored Senate Bill 93, which would list all illegal substances used in these drugs within the state’s administrative code.

February 5, 2015


Indiana Court Rejects New Synthetic Drug Bill

Senate Bill 278 addressed over 80 synthetic drug compounds.

May 7, 2014


DEA Raids Indiana Locations For Synthetic Drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration raided wholesalers and retailers in 29 states Wednesday.

December 24, 2013


Legislator: Harsher Penalties For Synthetic Drug Sellers

Sen. Jim Merritt wants synthetic drug penalties on par with cocaine and heroin offenses.

July 17, 2013


Indiana Poison Center Reports Fewer Synthetic Drug Overdoses

The Indiana Poison Center is seeing fewer overdoses on bath salts and spice since legislation restricting synthetic drugs passed in 2011.

May 17, 2013


Synthetic Drug Ban Could Face Legal Challenge

The state’s attorney general says he is prepared to defend a new law aimed at stopping the sale of synthetic drugs if it is challenged in court.

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