Government crack down on opioids
Local and state governments have been cracking down on opioids within the last year.
Indiana lawmakers have passed new regulations restricting the amount of pills in circulation.
They’ve also creating harsher penalties for people found with the highly addictive pills that often lead users to heroin.
There are also now more drug treatment centers to get opioid addicts clean and stay clean.
This year, Indiana passed a new law to create nine treatment facilities across the state to make sure no Hoosier will have to drive more than an hour to get to a drug treatment center.