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  • Mon., March 26, 2012 10:00am
    Authorities in Forsyth County are setting up what they describe as Georgia's first "drug take back box" for unwanted prescription...
  • Thu., January 12, 2012 1:00pm
    Attorney General Sam Olens is starring in a new public service advertisement about the dangers of improperly using prescription drugs. Olens said it...
  • Tue., January 10, 2012 7:03am
    Georgia officials are working on a prescription drug database they expect will help with what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls an...
  • Thu., November 3, 2011 5:58am
    Georgia has been awarded a $400,000 grant to implement a prescription drug monitoring program. Thirty-seven states have prescription drug monitoring...
  • Mon., October 31, 2011 3:26pm
    Colquitt Regional Medical Center will reduce number of narcotics prescriptions. Many repeat patients will be referred to specialists. Patients who do...
  • Tue., September 27, 2011 2:24pm
    A comprehensive physician-led effort to fight the spread of prescription drug abuse and its destructive supply chain launched Tuesday in Gainesville...
  • Mon., July 25, 2011 4:50am
    An analysis of autopsy data by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation showed a 10 percent increase in the number of deaths where a prescription-drug...