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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.

Court Denies Asylum Appeal by Police Officer From Sonora

The Ninth Circuit decision means the former Mexican police officer is almost out of ways to avoid deportation.

Tohono O'odham Police Seize 43K Fentanyl Doses

Tribal police led a task force that resulted in three arrests and the seizure of pills valued at over $700,000.

Feds: Arizona Smuggling Ring Used US Banks to Transfer $1M

Authorities say the operation allegedly moved thousands of migrants from Mexico and Central America to the United States.

Police: Drugs Smuggled From Mexico to Canada in Ford Cars

The cars were being sent by rail in cars made in Hermosillo, Sonora, Ontario police said.

CBP Disagrees With Trump Claims About Drug Trafficking

Arizona port directors say most hard drugs are seized at the ports. Trump says that's a lie and con job.

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