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Phoenix company ElectraTect creating marijuana Breathalyzer
PHOENIX – Phoenix company ElectraTect is creating a marijuana Breathalyzer to help medical marijuana users and law enforcement better gauge impairment levels from THC, the major psychoactive component in marijuana.
Maricopa County leads nation in population increase, surpasses 4.5 million
PHOENIX – Maricopa County remained the fastest-growing county in the nation with a population over 4.5 million people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Pinal County saw the second-biggest gains in Arizona, adding 16,010 people.
Annual count shows Mexican wolf population reaches record numbers
PHOENIX — The 2022 annual Mexican wolf count shows the population reaching record numbers, with 241 wolves for the first time since the beginning of the program.
Las minorías pueden enfrentar menos opciones de tratamiento para la adicción a los opioides
LOS ÁNGELES — La metadona y la buprenorfina son los dos principales tratamientos para la adicción a los opioides. El acceso a los dos medicamentos puede diferir según la raza y las ventajas económicas.
Mexican wolf program is making strides after 25 years of effort
ALPINE - The first captive-raised Mexican wolf was released into the wild 25 years ago, when the species was on the verge of extinction. The Arizona Game and Fish Department says it is proud of the progress of the wolf program, which is steadily reaching its goals.
Minority groups may face fewer opioid addiction treatment options
LOS ANGELES – Methadone and buprenorphine are the two leading treatments for opioid addiction. Access to the two can differ based on race and economic advantages.
Arizona gets failing grades in annual Lung Association tobacco report card
PHOENIX – Arizona lags behind in policies that prevent and reduce tobacco use, according to the American Lung Association’s annual “State of Tobacco Control” report. The state received failing grades in three of five categories and did not improve on any of its grades from last year.