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War On Drugs

GUEST COMMENTARY: What’s going on in Porter County’s war on drugs?

GUEST COMMENTARY: What’s going on in Porter County’s war on drugs?

I had a recent meeting with the Porter County law enforcement chiefs who provide support and manpower for the Porter County Drug Task Force.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Indiana seeks federal permission to grow hemp

INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.

April 03, 2014 6:30 pm Video Related
BRIAN HOWEY: Don’t hold your breath for Indiana pot law change

BRIAN HOWEY: Don’t hold your breath for Indiana pot law change

The legal sale of recreational marijuana began Wednesday in Colorado and will be followed later this year by Washington state, but Hoosiers shouldn't hold their breath about that happening any time soon in Indiana.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am
DeMotte service station closed for drug investigation

DeMotte service station closed for drug investigation

DEMOTTE | Federal and local law enforcement officials closed a service station at the intersection of Ind. 10 and Interstate 65 Monday during an investigation into the alleged sale of bath salts and other controlled substances.

July 22, 2013 3:17 pm

Top drug cop now Lake Ridge Schools resource officer

CROWN POINT | The Lake County sheriff has reassigned one the county's best known drug cops to keep the peace at Lake Ridge Community Schools.

October 15, 2012 7:10 pm

Lake Station's narcotics unt receives kudos at recent City Council meeting

LAKE STATION | Ian and Kerry Paris were among a roomful of residents applauding the work of the Police Department's narcotics unit.

April 15, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: A double-barreled attack on drugs

Years of trying to add Porter County to the Lake County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area finally succeeded in getting federal approval for the newly expanded effort.

June 22, 2011 12:00 am
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