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Sunshine State is in a state of distress in Hiaasen's 'Skinny Dip'

Only Carl Hiaasen could come up with a character such as Tool, a Cro-Magnon type who breaks into nursing homes to peel Fentanyl patches off decrepit patients so he can treat the pain from a bullet lodged in his backside. And despite the host of mystery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/05/art_427595.shtml
Arts
UGA overdose should be warning, cops say

...Peacock Braun died from a lethal dose of fentanyl.UGA police said in a media release...around the country have seen an upswing in fentanyl-related overdoses, with the University...similar incidents in recent months."Fentanyl is often mixed with heroin and shares...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-09/uga-overdose-should-be-warni
Painkiller overdose links four deaths

...overdosing on the popular painkiller fentanyl. It set off some alarm bells, Mr...The coroner is at a loss to explain why fentanyl, which the Drug Enforcement Agency says...because they did not have a prescription. Fentanyl is commonly prescribed in the form of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/24/met_59273.shtml
Metro
FDA OKs 'lollipop' cancer pain treatment

...needed during each crisis. It is made of fentanyl, a narcotic painkiller currently available...injections and skin patches. Putting fentanyl in a lozenge lets the drug seep through...it or if teen-agers, learning that fentanyl is an addictive controlled substance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/06/tec_243993.shtml
XXX Technology
Court upholds wrongful-death damages

...Centers. According to the court record, Dr. Epstein used a Fentanyl patch on Mr. Welch despite a warning label on the product...aware of the manufacturer's warning concerning the use of a Fentanyl transdermal patch in a post-operative setting. However...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/02/met_293988.shtml
Metro
For the record

...of the 2300 block of Dublin Drive, burglary Shiera Celeste Briseno, 43, of Grovetown, obtaining controlled substances (fentanyl, Dilaudid, morphine and Demerol) by fraud Veronica Lashanda Bush, 17, of the 1800 block of Beaver Creek Lane, burglary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/01/ric_114759.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
Abuse of prescriptions can kill

...are also seeing a trend in the abuse of Fentanyl patches, a pain reliever that has potency...in the past six months had two or more Fentanyl patches on their bodies. "We had one...Mr. Tuten said. "I've seen more Fentanyl patches in the past two years. Prior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/27/met_188915.shtml
Metro
Did 'painkiller patch' cause south Ga. fatality?

...collision, which occurred on Georgia 32 between Patterson and Bristol.Currie presented evidence showing Deloach was wearing a fentanyl patch when the crash occurred.A strong narcotic pain reliever, the patch typically is prescribed for long-term or chronic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-12/did-painkiller-patch-cause-s
Latest News
Years of death-defying stunts is taking its toll on Knievel

...cycle to fly over a canyon, now stays close to an oxygen tank, ingests 50 pills a day and sucks on lollipops that deliver fentanyl, a heavy-duty painkiller. "People think I've been through something in my life from what they've seen on national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/20/oth_82188.shtml
Other sports
Capsules

...a mixture of a powerful narcotic and a compound used for anesthesia. Russian officials have said only that the gas was a "fentanyl derivative." More than 120 people died and hundreds more needed hospital care after the military pumped the gas through the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/22/liv_373292.shtml
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