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Increased Alcohol Taxation Rates

There has been no increase in Indiana alcohol tax rates since 1981-the state remains at $0.115, $2.68, and $0.47 per gallon for beer, liquor, and wine, respectively. Alcohol is now relatively more affordable for consumers than it was several decades ago....

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Substance Abuse Trends in Indiana: A 10-Year Perspective

Over the past 10 years: Alcohol and tobacco continue to be the most widely used substances; Indiana’s high smoking prevalence, particularly among expectant mothers, led the state to identify tobacco as one of its substance abuse prevention priorities....

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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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Increased Alcohol Taxation Rates May-24-2017
Substance Abuse Trends in Indiana: A 10-Year Perspective Apr-28-2017
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