Current laws allow for probation when it involves small amounts of those drugs.
Legal filings says Arizona's lawsuit against pharmaceutical company to be decided in bankruptcy court, not U.S. Supreme Court.
Purdue Pharma facing multiple lawsuits, including several in Arizona, accusing the company of improperly promoting its OxyContin brand.
A former Benson doctor whose medical license was revoked last year allegedly administered significant amounts of Oxycodone that were then sold…
The lawsuits seek to recover costs spent locally to fight opioid addiction and abuse.
The Pima County Sheriff's Department was one of the few law enforcement agencies in Southern Arizona that didn't issue the life-saving drug to deputies.
Enforcing preventive measures and demanding aggressive action against the importation of fentanyl is of vital importance.
The program is part of an effort to keep opioid addicts out of the criminal justice system.
Naloxone can reverse opioid overdoses. Such overdoses have caused nearly four deaths per day in Arizona over the past year.
The clinic is an emblem of the community's opioid problem. It's not replacing one addiction with another, advocates say.