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Top turkeys get taste of their own medicine

...government wants to take away all the comforts of law-abiding folks because of what they say is an epidemic of prescription drug abuse. At the same time states are legalizing marijuana. And they're importing Ebola patients into the country.So you tell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-11-22/top-turkeys-get
Council: South Carolina database can stem prescription abuse

...South Carolina, a council created by Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday.That mandate is a key piece of the Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Council's recommendations for combatting abuse. The council's 127-page report, unanimously approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-01/council-south-carolina-databa
Human rights group I Breathe I Rise hosts forum on sexual abuse in schools

...Behavioral Health, explained that children who are abused internalize trauma as adults. The internal pain can manifest into drug abuse or an inability to maintain relationships.He also talked about the signs to look for if a child is experiencing abuse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-17/human-rights-group-i-breathe
Reforms show results, juvenile justice officials say

...state facilities, just like before. The low-risk go back home and submit to intensive monitoring and counseling on drug abuse, anger management, dysfunctional families and basic life skills.The community-based approach costs about $3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-13/reforms-show-results-j
Rhodes: 'Get On Up' is accurate depiction of James Brown's life

...Brown's political activism without actually being a politician, his sexual philandering, his own violent nature under drug abuse, his close relationship with his white manager Ben Bart (played by Dan Aykroyd) and his unique musical talents in knowing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-27/rhodes-get-accurate-depictio
Sex trafficking of minor ends with lengthy prison terms

...from a good family, attorney Pete Theodocion told the judge. But she lost her way when her mother died in 2012 and her drug abuse worsened, he said.Each of the defendants apologized to the victim, who told the judge they got her involved in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-19/sex-trafficking-minor-
Heroin use on rise in Georgia

...at least once, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.Vinson said it appears that many users claim they started...drowsy state, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.Long-term abuse results in collapsed veins, pulmonary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-11/heroin-use-rise-georgi
Take back old prescriptions Saturday

...teen's hands.The non-medical use of prescription drugs ranks second only to marijuana as the most common form of drug abuse in America.Teens rank high in the abuse. Unlike other illegal drugs, prescription drugs are typically easy for teens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-25/take-back-old-prescrip
Atlanta summit on prescription drug abuse

ATLANTA - Atlanta is set to host a national summit on prescription drug abuse.Organizers from the Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence say Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to deliver opening remarks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-22/atlanta-hosts-summit-prescri
GRU could get marijuana oil trials

...months to get the contract."The other route Deal mentioned would be to get the oil from the National Institute on Drug Abuse's marijuana farm at the University of Mississippi, which would probably take longer because it would mean going through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-10/gru-could-get-marijuana-oil-