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Tucson Police Focusing on Opioids

The department wants other law enforcement agencies to join their efforts.

Drug 'Take-Back Day' Chance to Dispose of Old Prescriptions

The DEA is partnering with local law enforcement Saturday to collect unneeded or expired prescription drugs.

UA Center Connects Drug Researchers to Industry

The Center for Drug Discovery also links students with leading pharmaceutical companies.

Arizona Opioid Helpline Takes More Than 1,000 Calls, Officials Say

The 24/7 service is being touted as the first of its kind in the nation.

Arizona Sues Maker of Oxycontin

Lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma violated a judicial order regarding claims made in advertisements.

FDA Cracking Down On E-Cigarettes

The agency's commissioner says the rate of teen vaping has reached an "epidemic proportion."

Officials Credit Southern Arizona Drug Seizures to Stonegarden Funding

Law enforcement officials point to the governor's Border Strike Force and Operation Stonegarden grants as factors in their success.

Addiction in Cochise County

Episode 1: A look at the county's most recent effort to counteract overdose and addiction.

TMC Sues Opioid Industry

The hospital is the first in Arizona to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Arizona Sues OxyContin Maker

Suit alleges violations of Arizona court order

Illicit Opioid Seizures Rise as Prescriptions Drop

A discussion with DEA special agent in charge Doug Coleman.

TPD Program Offers Drug Offenders Treatment Instead of Arrest

Officers have referred nearly 50 people for treatment since July.

Tunnel Found in San Luis Brought 'Hard Narcotics' to US

The tunnel was located following a routine traffic stop by local police.

Former DEA Agent Pleads Guilty in Firearms Case

Joseph Michael Gill sold two rifles to people police believe were going to use them illegally.

Insurer Backs Effort to Address Opioid Misuse, Overdoses

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is spending $10M on an effort to support prevention, treatment and recovery programs.

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