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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-
'We're all paying:' Heroin spreads misery in US

...climb in pharmacy robberies, and started finding Percocet and OxyContin during routine marijuana busts.As prescription drug abuse rose, so, too, did crackdowns aimed at shutting down pill mills and increasing tracking of prescriptions and pharmacy-hopping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-09/were-all-paying-heroin-spreads-mise
Probation bill clarified

...monitoring fees was countered by judges who argue that monitoring devices generally are limited to cases of alcohol/drug abuse or domestic violence.The Senate did mandate disclosures not previously required: Probationers will receive accountings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-02/probation-bill-clarified
Augusta woman charged after police finds children alone in bug-infested house

...previously reported her sister, Bethany Schubert, to the Department of Family and Children Services because she has a drug abuse problem and constantly leaves her eight children home unsupervised.A deputy discovered the home unlocked with four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-14/augusta-woman-charged-
Washington Redskins owner to assist tribes

...letter, Snyder said he and his staff visited 26 reservations over the last four months. He listed poverty, illness, drug abuse, violence and lack of basic infrastructure as among the problems faced by Native Americans."I've listened. I've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-03-25/redskin-owner-assist-tribes
Psychiatrist testifies in Adrian Hargrove's capital murder trial

...post-traumatic stress disorder since childhood.Hargrove's childhood was chaotic, with repeated exposure to violence and drug abuse, Dudley testified. Hargrove also has a delusion disorder and depressive disorder.In Dudley's opinion, Hargrove...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-17/psychiatrist-testifies
Ga. panel OKs growing medical marijuna

...The revised HB 885 identifies two potential sources. Academic medical centers could apply to the National Institute on Drug Abuse to receive medical marijuana from the University of Mississippi, the only college in the U.S. authorized to grow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-27/ga-panel-oks-growing-med
Bill sets up amnesty in drug overdose cases

...Tanya Smith, a Georgia police officer who oversees criminal investigations, is no stranger to battling the perils of drug abuse. Yet Smith's current fight is personal, in memory of her 20-year-old daughter, Taylor, who died last year while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-01/bill-sets-amnesty-drug-overdo
Group hopes for renaissance of MLK's old school

...rang in 1976, the former school in King's Old 4th Ward neighborhood has housed vagrants, school district records and drug abuse programs.Though still handsome on the outside, asbestos has been found in floor tiles, pipes and pipe fittings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-08/group-hopes-renaissance-mlks-