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Pima County Corrections Officer Arrested Over Smuggling

Martin Lopez had worked 11 months as corrections officer and was on probationary status.

State Prepares to Launch Opioid Hotline for Health Care Providers

Hotline will offer doctors assistance with treating patients who are using opioids.

Audit: Arizona Owes Feds Millions in Uncollected Drug Rebates

Report recommends the state account for the $37 million shortfall.

Medicaid Requirements; Beating Opioids; Races at Rillito

Arizona has approval to create work requirements for some Medicaid recipients. Hear pros and cons on the issue.

Lawmaker Wants Cheaper Marijuana Cards, Quality Testing

State marijuana fund has $35 million surplus

Ducey Signs Opioid Bill Unanimously Approved by Legislature

The measure is meant to crack down on excess opioid prescriptions, among other things.

State-University Partnership Formed to Fight Opioid Crisis

UA and the Department of Health Services are receiving a $2.2 million grant for training.

Decisions on DACA; Gun Regulations; the Opioid Crisis

DACA debate puts Arizona families in limbo, and the opioid crisis becomes a top priority at Arizona's Capitol.

Ducey's 2018 State of the State Address

The Arizona governor lays out his 2018 priorities.

New Agreement Between U.S. and Mexico to Fight Transnational Criminal Organizations

U.S. and Mexico forming the largest transnational law enforcement agreement in the world.

Border Arrests Down 24 Percent According To Yearly Report

Customs and Border Protection see increase in child arrests at the border in past year.

Tucson City Council Considers Joining Opioid Lawsuits

City attorney given authorization to explore options and gather data for potential counsel.

Survey: 25% of Arizona Teens Use Rx Painkillers Without Doctor Consent

Many parents would allow teens to use the drugs for pain, which carries addiction risk.

TPD Warns of Fake Oxycodone in Tucson's Illicit Drug Market

The pills can contain other substances, including lethal doses of opioids like fentanyl.

Arizona Releases Plan to Fight Opioid Epidemic

A Department of Health Services report outlines 12 actions to fight the opioid crisis.

Forums to Explore Community Impact of Mental Illness

Public events to foster discussion about mental health-related issues, including incarceration, law enforcement, and treatment.

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