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OPINION: Drug cartel will always find a way

OPINION: Drug cartel will always find a way

Who or what can stop the drug flow into our country? President Donald Trump? Border Patrol agents? A wall? The answer is simple: nothing. Trump has vowed to “destroy criminal cartels.” How is he going to accomplish such a feat? Hell, I don’t even know how any country can. Cartels are an intricate and complex infrastructure with multiple leaders supervising numerous aspects of […]

Opiate addiction spikes in U.S.

Opiate addiction spikes in U.S.

By TRAVIS BRAASCH Drug addiction, specifically opioid addiction, has skyrocketed in America since the early ’90s. Opiates have been prescribed for various ailments for hundreds of years. In the early 1990s, a number of women became addicted to opium derivatives given to combat the effects of menstruation. The recent surge of opiate addiction comes from […]

Speakers’ Series to examine innovative cancer treatments

Speakers’ Series to examine innovative cancer treatments

By EDDIE CELAYA Pima Community College chemistry instructor Christopher Cabello will present “Teaching an Old Drug New Tricks,” on Feb. 2. It is the first of three installments of PCC’s 2016 Spring Speakers’ Series. Cabello, who holds a Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry from the University of Arizona, will talk about using older, abandoned drugs and […]

The great American drug heist

The great American drug heist

by: BETO HOYOS One of the most frustrating aspects of the U.S Healthcare system is the rising cost of prescription medication. With the help of elected officials, innocent Americans have been getting ripped off for years because they are left with no choice but to pay the ridiculously high amount. Americans have been put in […]