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Prescription Drug

Porter County heroin deaths up but suicides down

VALPARAISO | Heroin deaths were up, but suicides were down. Murders were down, but motor vehicle fatalities were up.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

Two women face illegal prescription drug dealing charges

HAMMOND | Authorities arrested two women in Hammond on Friday on charges of illegally selling prescription narcotics, federal court records show.

February 21, 2014 6:45 pm

Lake offers discount prescription drug to all residents

CROWN POINT | Lake officials are renewing a program to provide prescription drug discounts to uninsured county residents.

March 20, 2013 1:15 pm

M'ville doctor seeks new lawyer, plea drop

HAMMOND | A Merrillville doctor has fired his attorney as he awaits sentencing on a federal drug charge to which he claims he was coerced to plead guilty.

June 16, 2011 2:53 pm

Hobart Police Department now has drop box for expired meds

HOBART | Hobart police are offering a new medication disposal service.

April 06, 2011 12:00 am
Prescription drug drop-off box installed at police station

Prescription drug drop-off box installed at police station

PORTAGE | A prescription drug drop-off box has been installed in the lobby of the Portage Police Department.

February 25, 2011 12:00 am

House OKs prescription for getting rid of old medication

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers with a medicine cabinet full of unwanted prescriptions soon may get a new way to safely dispose of them.

February 08, 2011 12:00 am

Attorney general backs bill on returning unused drugs

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller endorsed legislation Monday that allows Hoosiers to return unused prescription drugs to pharmacies for safe disposal.

January 10, 2011 3:42 pm

Legislation may make it easier to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs

INDIANAPOLIS | Medicine cabinets across Northwest Indiana are filled with them -- old prescription bottles with a few leftover pills inside.

December 10, 2010 4:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Dispose of medications properly to protect others

GUEST COMMENTARY: Dispose of medications properly to protect others

Did you know that failing to properly dispose of unused prescription medications can put your children or grandchildren at risk of a tragic drug overdose?

December 08, 2010 12:00 am
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