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UA Project Aims to Untangle Medical Jargon for Patients

Management Information Systems project will put information in layman's terms for doctors.

Mary Derrick was reunited with her sons after graduating from Family Drug Court.

How Family Drug Court Led One Parent to Get Her Kids Back

Graduate and recovery specialist, both recovering addicts, describe how program benefited them.

Family Drug Court Judge Susan Kettlewell (right) and her granddaughter listen to discussion on a family reunification.

Court Program That Reunites Families Faces Budget Cuts

County budget has $23 million deficit, and some cuts could come from courts.

Arizona Teens Have Stopped Using Most Kinds of Drugs

But nearly one-third reported using marijuana.

Recreational Marijuana Legalization Efforts Make a Comeback in Arizona

Same group that pushed issue in Colorado now has its eyes here; local drug use prevention groups worried.

Tucson Council Lifts Size Restrictions for Medical Marijuana Cultivation Sites

Councilwoman Uhlich says scratching overly restrictive regulations for local sites can help lower costs for patients.

AZ Week: Film Explores Whether Real 'El Chapo' Captured

Recent poll in Mexico shows country nearly split on believing drug lord was apprehended in February.

Medical Marijuana for PTSD Study May Move from UA

If university doesn't reinstate Sue Sisley as lead researcher, MAPS will move work to NAU, ASU.

Fired Medical Pot Researcher: 'We Were on Cusp of Implementing UA Study'

Sue Sisley was unexpectedly laid off from the university, stalling her research on marijuana as a possible treatment for PTSD.

AZ Week: 'El Chapo Will Never Be Extradited to US'

After an extensive manhunt one of most wanted drug lords Joaquin 'Chapo' Guzman was captured in Feb.; many argue Mexico will never hand him over to US trial system.

ODs Leading Cause of Accidental Deaths in Pima County

Drug overdoses account for 34 percent of inadvertent fatalities in region; in 2013, 327 people died from this cause.

Arizona residents are getting to vote on medical marijuana as part of Proposition 203.

ACLU Suing to Add Cannabis Extracts to MMJ Law

Group files suit in name of 5-year-old with rare form of epilepsy; he's one of the few children in state to have a medical marijuana card.

Medical MJ Law May Not Protect Use of Certain Forms of Drug

This could potentially lead to criminal prosecution of dispensary operators, patients; such forms include edible resin.

Pima's Drug Treatment Alt to Prison Program Saves AZ Money

Offenders in program cost $10K, while offenders in prison cost $30K, report says; state has saved $1M.

Briana Miller speaks about coping with trauma and substance abuse.

Briana’s Story: Starting Over

Young woman copes with trauma, substance abuse as she undergoes treatment; Part 3 of 3

Eddie’s Story: ‘Hopeless Cases’

Counselor uses troubled past to find new approaches to addiction treatment; Part 2 of 3

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