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Some states say they'll keep fighting Purdue Pharma in court

The fight will be less about the damage done by the company and more over how to divide its assets.

Half of Arizona voters support legal marijuana

A polling firm says it's too early to say if the potential 2020 initiative would pass.

Agent: Arizona's spike in seized fentanyl pills 'alarming'

More than 1 million pills have been seized in the state this year.

TPD chief says sanctuary initiative threatens major investigations

One of the writers of the initiative says interagency cooperation will not be affected.

Arizona files suit against family behind OxyContin

The suit alleges the family made it more difficult for parties suing it to get money.

Mexico and US dispute the assets of cartel leader 'El Chapo'

The countries are debating what to do with Joaquín Guzmán's $12 billion fortune.

Challenges with stopping the drug trade and treating addiction

A panel discussion with Sonoran Prevention Works and the Pima County Sheriff's Department.

A firsthand look at how the Pima County Sheriff's Department seizes drugs off the streets

Lorraine Rivera rides with the department's Border Interdiction Unit.

UA Study: Some medications from Mexico not what the doctor ordered

A team of doctoral students found that many of the drugs fell below guidelines for weight and content.

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.

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