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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.
The people who brought medical marijuana to Arizona four years ago now want marijuana legal for everyone over the age of 21.
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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(StatePoint) If you are the parent of an older child or teen, you may not think about his or her day-to-day medical needs as often as you did during early childhood. But older kids also are dependent on you, especially when it comes to emotional health and wellness.
PHOENIX – Nearly four years after Arizonans narrowly approved medical marijuana, a poll suggests that a slight majority favors following the lead of Colorado and Washington by legalizing the drug.
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Despite residential opposition, the Marana Town Council approved the Twin Peaks Oasis Annexation in a 4-3 vote, which will annex 36.79 acres into the town.
The Marana Town Council approved to further reconsider changes to the ordinance regarding two medical marijuana dispensaries in Marana at the council meeting on Oct. 1. The change would allow for the owners to buy marijuana from other dispensaries and sell it at their own.
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On the afternoon of September 10, Detectives with the Community Response Unit (CRU) that are a part of the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics and Special Investigation Section (NSIS), began an investigation regarding several complaints of suspicious activity at a residence.
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U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. visited Tucson today for a town hall meeting at the Herbert K. Abrams Public Health Center.
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Nature Med Inc., a marijuana dispensary, is now open in Marana.
On June 25, Catalina Hills Care, a marijuana dispensary, opened in Oro Valley.