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Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

Tobacco Tax Rates

The state of Indiana’s most recent cigarette tax increase came ten years ago in 2007, when the tax was raised from 44 cents to 99.5 cents per pack.Indiana’s tobacco tax rate is currently the 13th lowest rate in the nation, and six of the twelve states with lower tobacco tax rates are tobacco-producing states...

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Limitations of Hours of Alcohol Sales

As the law stands, alcohol outlets in the state of Indiana are allowed to remain open between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 a.m., Monday through Saturday. Unless alcohol is being sold at a bar, restaurant, or other properly licensed outlet, ...

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Limitations on Days of Alcohol Sales

Currently, Indiana state law prohibits the sale of packaged alcohol on Sundays—that is, no alcohol can be sold outside of licensed bars and restaurants (IC7.1-3) on Sunday. While there are few studies directly examining the link between restrictions on days of sale and variables ...

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Naloxone & Aaron's Law

Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States, and opioid addiction is the leading factor of this epidemic. Naloxone (or NarcanTM) is used as an opiate antagonist which can reverse an opiate overdose. ...

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Indiana Lifeline Law

Alcohol-related unintentional injuries are one of the leading causes of death among youth in the United States. A Good Samaritan Policy is defined as exemption from law enforcement punishment for an underage youth who calls for medical assistance ...

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Tobacco Tax Rates Apr-04-2017
Limitations of Hours of Alcohol Sales Mar-01-2017
Limitations on Days of Alcohol Sales Jan-31-2017
Naloxone & Aaron's Law Dec-01-2016
Indiana Lifeline Law Nov-01-2016
IPRC's Hispanic/Latino Portal to Online Health Resources Oct-10-2016
IPRC Portal Hispano/Latino de Recursos de Salud en Línea Oct-10-2016
Zero Tolerance Policies in Schools Oct-01-2016
Kratom to be classified as Schedule I Drug Sep-07-2016
Indiana Prevention Resource Center efforts help screen 78,000 Hoosiers for risks associated with alcohol and substance use Sep-01-2016