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Autopsy: Woman, 18, Died In Jail After Drug Overdose

An autopsy has found that an 18-year-old Brighton woman died in the Bessemer City Jail after a drug overdose.

12/31/2014

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Gov. Deal Signs ‘Medical Amnesty’ Bill

ov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a bill that would grant amnesty in some cases to those who seek medical help in the event of a drug overdose.

04/24/2014

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Police: Drug-Related Death Of Student Was Accidental Overdose

University of Georiga police say they’ve determined that a student found dead in his dorm room in January died of an accidental drug overdose.

04/09/2014

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Study: 3-In-4 Young Teens Have Unsupervised Access To Prescription Meds

Three-in-four teens – in the eighth and ninth grades — have unsupervised and unlimited access to their prescribed stimulant, anti-anxiety and sedative medications.

WAOK-AM–08/14/2013