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Santa Cruz County gets grant to fight opioid crisis
15 Nogales medical providers and social service agencies to develop a plan for fighting opioid addictions and overdoses.
Kratom shop owner explains her advocacy
Advocates tout kratom as an alternative to opioids.
Federal agencies concerned about rise in kratom use
Hearing from the Drug Enforcement Administration in Tucson.
Human Trafficking Part of Larger Cartel Strategy
Former DEA Tucson head Tony Coulson discusses when drug cartels added human smuggling to their business model.
Arizona Man Convicted In Kidnapping-for-Weed Plot Denied New Trial
The 9th Circuit said errors in the trial were not enough to warrant a do-over.
Drug Take Back Day Opportunity to Dispose of Prescription Drugs
Unused medications can be turned in on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, no questions asked.
First Fentanyl Lab Discovered In Northwest Mexican State of Sinaloa
Authorities say the lab had the capacity to produce hundreds of thousands of pills of the powerful and deadly opiate.
Court Denies Asylum Appeal by Police Officer From Sonora
The Ninth Circuit decision means the former Mexican police officer is almost out of ways to avoid deportation.
Tohono O'odham Police Seize 43K Fentanyl Doses
Tribal police led a task force that resulted in three arrests and the seizure of pills valued at over $700,000.
Feds: Arizona Smuggling Ring Used US Banks to Transfer $1M
Authorities say the operation allegedly moved thousands of migrants from Mexico and Central America to the United States.
Police: Drugs Smuggled From Mexico to Canada in Ford Cars
The cars were being sent by rail in cars made in Hermosillo, Sonora, Ontario police said.
CBP Disagrees With Trump Claims About Drug Trafficking
Arizona port directors say most hard drugs are seized at the ports. Trump says that's a lie and con job.
Deadly Blue 'Mexican Oxy' Pills Take Toll on US Southwest
The pills are part of a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled into the U.S. by the Sinaloa cartel.
US Border Agency Announces Biggest-Ever Fentanyl Bust, Worth $3.5M
Customs and Border Protection said agents captured more than 250 pounds of the deadly opioid.
Documentary On Plight of Endangered Porpoise Heading to Sundance
The documentary follows the plight of the Sea of Cortez's vaquita marina, which is on the verge of extinction.
Tucson, Pima County Sue Opioid Industry
The suit claims manufacturers deceived the public about the addictive nature of opioids.
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