Opiate Offenses in Georgia

Georgia drug possession laws monitor the usage of both illegal and prescription drugs. This includes painkillers, depressants, and stimulants, such as OxyContin, Xanax, and Adderall respectively. Of these, painkillers—also known as opioids—are the most highly abused in the state of Georgia. What is an Opioid? An opioid is a painkiller, categorized as a Schedule II…