Gov. Nathan Deal signed the legislation on Thursday. In northwest Georgia, two out of every three patients weren't from the state.
The new opioid combination is a new drug that has been going around.
A new opioid drug that looks like concrete can kill in one dose. In Rhode Island, the state has recommended that individuals with a history of cocaine use receive supplies of the anti-overdose drug naloxone.
"It appears that we have had abuses of the system", Deal said.
In some places, fentanyl is also being mixed with non-opioids, like cocaine.
Fatal overdoses from heroin quadrupled over the last five years nationally, according to data released by the National Center for Health Statistics Feb. 24.
A new and risky opioid combo, called "gray death" underscores the ever-changing nature of the US addiction crisis.
Gray death is a unsafe opioid combo that has been detected in overdose episodes recorded in Alabama, Georgia, and Ohio.
So called because it looks like concrete mix and can be found in hard lump or in a fine powder, it is said to be unsafe due to the unknown quantities of each drug and additional cutting agents.
Deneen Kilcrease manages the chemistry section at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's crime lab.
What's more unsafe about gray death is that its users are often unaware of the ingredients and exact concentrations of what they are taking, and more often than not, they do not know that the drug they are buying has been mixed with other risky drugs as well. And because these strong drugs can be absorbed through the skin, simply touching the powder puts users at risk.
The Drug Enforcement Administration listed the synthetic opioid U-47700 as a Schedule I drug in November 2016. Some of the pills taken from Rockstar Prince's estate after the musician's overdose death contained U47700.
While the drug has reportedly reached Ohio, Kentucky and a few other states, Russell, the chairman of the First Responder Committee of the Chicagoland Opiate Area Task Force, is now unaware if "gray death" has made its way to the Chicago area, the coroner's office said.
So far, it's been limited to the Gulf Coast and states like Georgia and OH and "we are monitoring the potential spread of this deadly combination of drugs", Russ Baer of the federal Drug Enforcement Agency told NBC News.
Fentanyl-related deaths spiked so high in OH in 2015 that state health officials asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to send scientists to help address the problem. The drug has been confirmed in Hamilton County (Cincinnati), and the state attorney general is investigating other possible cases. Combinations also pose a problem to scientists, as they struggle to find out the components of the mix. "Here in Winter Park, we've had nine - just past year - we had nine either heroin-related deaths or near deaths".
And it's the latest killer drug cocktail making headlines in the ongoing war against the national opioid crisis. Heroin-related overdoses more than quadrupled since 2010, with death rates increasing by more than 20 percent from 2014 to 2015 alone. He's now sober and runs a treatment organization, Fight for Recovery, in Clyde, Ohio.
A combination of the deadliest opioids known as "Gray Death" is claiming lives in other parts of the country and could be headed here, a Chicago area coroner is warning.
No local agency we spoke to has encountered the drug, but the Orlando Police Department tells us it takes toxicology 8-12 weeks to determine the chemical makeup of a drug, so all police departments are on the lookout.
"You don't know what you're getting with these things", the recovering addict said.
The company started active talks with IN in late February, Deputy Chief Operating Officer Ravi Kumar told reporters IN Indiana. Infosys and others have come under scrutiny by the Trump administration over their use of the H-1B visa program.
We really want to win something together and to do that, we can not just rely on individuals, we must do it together. Monaco have all of that; with an average age of 24, they are the youngest team in the Champions League this season.
But in an interview with SportMediaset, Buffon compared the 18-year-old Mbappe to some of the best players in the world. Hard as nails, uncompromising, tactically astute and solid in the air - not much gets past this partnership.
National Assembly President Julio Borges on Monday urged Venezuelans to continue fighting and blocking streets with more protests. If it does, then "approximately 500 constituent assembly members" would have to be elected to draft the new laws, Maduro said .
SpaceX became the first commercial rocket maker to bring back first-stage boosters about a year and a half ago. Air Force certified the Falcon 9 to launch satellites for national security purposes in 2015.
Afterward, he went on a carriage ride through London with his fellow mini attendees and got to show off his best royal wave. The Duke and Duchess are very pleased to share this photograph as they celebrate Princess Charlotte's second birthday.
In addition to ending the breeding program, the company said in 2015 that it would be ending its killer whale shows by 2019. SeaWorld reported that calf and mother were swimming calmly after a smooth hour and a half labour and both appear healthy.
She will begin a year-long course of physiotherapy at VPS Burjeel hospital in Abu Dhabi, her doctors in Mumbai said. Her genetic tests had showed that she has a rare gene mutation that can not be cured through surgery.
The small business sector in America occupies 30-50% of all commercial space, estimated between 20 to 34 billion square feet. Every year since 1963, the president of the United States issues a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week .
After Erdogan signed the document, Yildirim told the president he had come back "home", adding: "Welcome, you have honoured (us)". Erdogan arrived at the AKP headquarters in a 13-vehicle motorcade, the five-minute journey broadcast live on television channels.
Congress reaches deal to avoid shutdown
The House and Senate on Friday passed a short-term spending bill to fund the government, averting a shutdown at midnight. The deal also would reimburse New York City for money spent securing Trump and his family at Trump Tower in Manhattan.