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Complete with mutton chops, marijuana, and mystery, director Paul Thomas Anderson's complex adaptation of the even more complex Thomas Pynchon novel is a haze filled journey down the rabbit hole of 1970's California - and a viewing experience unlike any other.
(NewsUSA) - It's not easy being green -- especially when you share space with more than 3 million people. And yet, one Southern California business is making it easier.
(BPT) - Today’s changing social environment and confusing messages about drugs and alcohol may be making it even more difficult for teenagers to get their bearings as they move toward adulthood. That is why it is more important than ever for parents to know what is going on in their kids’ lives and have the skills to respond to their teens appropriately.
Oro Valley Police
Pima County Sheriff’s Department
We are saying goodbye to 2014, a year that went by too quickly. We are saying hello to a new year, 2015, and for the most part, I can’t say I’m too optimistic about it.
A four-month Pinal County Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force investigation came to a close with the arrest of Lisa George, 28 of Mesa. The investigation began after she responded to a craigslist.com request for marijuana, saying she could help supply. Unbeknownst to her, however, the request came from undercover PCSO Detectives.
Topic: Declining teen drug use (printed in The Explorer on Nov. 26.)
A new study by the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission (ACJC) shows that overall, high school students in Pima County are using fewer drugs than they were in 2012, the last year data was collected.
Sarah Philyaw, a manager of Arizona Organix in Glendale, holds a container of the store's more popular strains of marijuana needing to be packaged. Photo by Lauren Loftus
The people who brought medical marijuana to Arizona four years ago now want marijuana legal for everyone over the age of 21.
Arizona voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved Proposition 303, which aims to allow terminally ill patients to gain access to experimental drugs that have passed the first phase of FDA approval.
Oro Valley Police Department
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Oro Valley Police Department
In 2013, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department collected a total of 2,550 pounds of unused or expired prescription drugs. Proper disposal of medications is essential for many reasons:
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On Saturday, June 21, at about 9:45 p.m., Oro Valley police spoke to a man on the phone about possible vandalism. The caller told police that about 15 minutes prior he was watching TV with his wife when someone rang the doorbell. When he opened the door, he found a small ball that he referred to as a stink bomb. Though there was no damage, there was a small stain where the ball was sitting. Police searched the neighborhood, but didn’t see anyone.
1. TSA bans uncharged cell phones from U.S.-bound flights