Indiana Rehab Treatment Centers
Indianapolis is the capital city of the state of Indiana, and this state has a population of more than 6.2 million people. Many illegal drugs are available in the state, including cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, heroin, and prescription drugs on the black market. Cocaine is available in both powder and rock or crack form, but availability of each type can vary. While the powder form of cocaine can be found almost everywhere in Indiana crack cocaine is not usually found outside of the urban areas in the state. There is a small market for club drugs and hallucinogenic drugs but this has not increased significantly over the last decade.
Indiana houses around 24,000 individuals in the state prisons, and many of these prisoners are serving time for drug and property crimes. The monthly average for drug offense arrests in the state is 3,200, and approximately 28 Indiana residents will die each month from a drug overdose. Roughly 2,400 individuals will be arrested for DUI each month, and alcohol will play a role in about 148 deaths every single month. More than 300,000 residents in Indiana report using marijuana, and more than 133,000 admit prescription drug abuse. Over 2,800 state residents admit a heroin addiction, and around 50,000 individuals in Indiana admit cocaine use.
Methamphetamine is made in Indiana, and the drug is higher in purity than the methamphetamine that comes from Mexico, but a lot of this drug available on the street is shipped in by Mexican drug cartels. Heroin can be found in black tar, Mexican brown, and Asian white varieties, with certain types available in certain areas of the state. Marijuana is smuggled into Indiana and this drug is also cultivated in the state as well. Marijuana is grown indoors and outside, and there is wide access to this drug. Marijuana is the most commonly abused drug in Indiana, and is used by almost all ages and economic levels.
Marijuana possession in Indiana can be a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on whether the amount is more or less than 30 grams of marijuana. Possessing 30 grams or less of marijuana can result in up to 1 year in jail and a fine of $5,000 maximum. Possession of over 30 grams of marijuana can mean from 6 months to 3 years in jail, and a fine of up to $10,000. Selling or cultivating 30 grams or less of marijuana is treated the same as possession of the drug. Selling or cultivating more than 30 grams up to 10 pounds can mean from 6 months to 3 years in jail, and a fine of up to $10,000.