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National Guard Troops Aiding in Inspections at Arizona's Borders

CBP is facing a staff shortage throughout the state's six crossings, agency officials said.

City Council Takes Initial Step in Raising Tobacco-Purchase Age

The council has asked the city manager's office to prepare an ordinance that would raise the age to 21.

AG Brnovich: Marijuana Money Can Be Used for Addiction Services

The Arizona attorney general's opinion touched on the 2010 law creating a medical marijuana program.

UA Researchers Looking for Genes Behind ALS

Studies expected to help scientists solve mystery surrounding Lou Gehrig's disease.

Marijuana Smugglers Now Facing Border-Crossing Charge in Arizona

The policy shift impacts the hundreds in Southern Arizona arrested each year who smuggle pot instead of of paying to be smuggled themselves.

Sheriff Napier: Illegal Immigration and Border Security Are Separate Issues

The Pima County sheriff also said Operation Stonegarden and other federal grants are held up for political reasons.

Cochise County Files Suit Against Opioid Makers, Distributors

Lawsuit alleges actions by opioid companies led to increase in medical and legal costs for the county.

Thin Profit Margins Make Rural Hospitals Vulnerable to Closure

A discussion with UA Center for Rural Health Director Daniel Derksen.

Poll: Marijuana Legalization May Split Party Lines in November

Issue finds approval among some demographic groups but not others.

Arizona Court: Hashish Not Included in Medical Marijuana Law

The law establishing medical marijuana in Arizona does not mention the marijuana extract's legal status.

Pima County Non-Profit Wins Grant to Educate Youth on Opioid Abuse

Three community organizations in Arizona will split $400,000 in grants from the Attorney General's office for opioid education.

Cochise County's Crackdown on Young Drug Smugglers

The county attorney is prosecuting more minors as adults for smuggling charges.

Feds Seize Thousands of Fentanyl Pills in Arizona Indian Country

Interior Department sasys the street value of the different drugs seized was nearly $4.8M.

Homeland Security Chief to Visit Arizona-Mexico Border Thursday

Kirstjen Nielsen and Reps. Martha McSally and David Schweikert will visit a Nogales port of entry.

Congressional Panel Offers Mixed News on Arizona's Opioid Crisis

Prescribing of opioids is down, but smuggling from Mexico is up.

Minnesota Sues Arizona-Based Opioid Manufacturer

Attorney general says Insys encouraged overprescription of painkiller Subsys.

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