Multiple factors that make Atlanta a good distribution hub for fentanyl, including its location on an extensive interstate system, the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and wealth, according the DEA.
A Gwinnett County prosecutor is pleased with the ruling but wants more clarity on the cannabis-derived products.
Georgia senators pressed pause Tuesday on a bill that may have banned the marijuana-adjacent gummies, oils and vape cartridges now on sale at Georgia retailers.
The FDA announced the supply troubles in the fall. Four months later, the medication remains hard to get and could stay that way until the spring
Kratom, a drug made from the leaves of the Southeast Asian tree, is unregulated in Georgia. Lawmakers say it can be purchased at gas stations or convenience stores despite potentially dangerous side effects.
Federal prosecutors in Southeast Georgia announced Wednesday a massive drug trafficking indictment, charging 76 people — including a state prison guard — with operating a drug distribution network of opioids and other controlled substances in and around Brunswick's Glynn County.
Experts say misinformation about candy laced with drugs happens every Halloween. But public alarm from a DEA warning about bright-colored fentanyl pills remains.
A U.N. official calls for new policies across East Asia to halt the soaring production of methamphetamines.
The company warned consumers of several tainted lots of Accuretic and two other versions of the drug because of the presence of a nitrosamine above the acceptable daily intake level.
The city's per capita overdose death rate is among the highest in the U.S. To help address the crisis, city officials launched Street Overdose Response Teams, part of a broader public health effort.
How do you fight misinformation around neglected tropical diseases? In this competition, teams of college students across the globe had 24 hours to cook up a cool plan.
People struggling with treatment-resistant PTSD may soon have a new course of care: MDMA. When used alongside psychotherapy, the synthetic substance in...
An offer by a southwest Georgia police chief to test the purity of street drugs is making waves on social media.
Drugs like fentanyl aren’t just creating new risks for human police officers. The dogs who use their powerful noses to sniff out drugs are inhaling the...
Georgia is increasing regulation of addiction treatment centers, prompted by complaints from northwest Georgia lawmakers and residents that a cluster of...