military veterans

Racing Symposium: Out-of-Competition Testing Faces Hurdles

Racing symposium: Out-of-competition testing faces hurdles

Filed under: Arizona Drug Abuse

… drug use, but efforts to implement the programs continue to be haunted by issues involving privacy, jurisdiction, and the breadth of drugs that can be considered a positive, racing officials said Wednesday during the second day of the University of …
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Krokodil in Kentuckiana: Urban threat or urban legend?

Filed under: Arizona Drug Abuse

There have been krokodil cases reported in other states as well, including in Ohio, Illinois, Arizona, Utah and Oklahoma. The supposed case in Oklahoma City was reported by … "DEA is aware of and tracking the nation-wide reports of alleged abuse of …
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Programs aim to give addicted AZ vets hope

Filed under: Arizona Drug Abuse

(This is the last in a series of stories by CBS 5 News morning anchor Nicole Crites looking at the issues Arizona military veterans face as they return to civilian life.) Studies show that U.S. military veterans have an exponentially higher rate of …
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Childhood trauma creates a cycle that leads to kids being removed from their

Filed under: Arizona Drug Abuse

Arizona ranks first nationwide for the number of children in out-of-home care, with 15,300 removed by Child Protective Services statewide and 5,000 in Pima County. Enduring trauma in childhood not only increases the future risk for addiction and …
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