The National Forensic Laboratory Information System (NFLIS) collects drug identification results from samples submitted by participating state forensic laboratories. In 2020, approximately 27,272 drug samples were provided to NFLIS from the state of Georgia.
The most frequently identified drugs in 2020 were: methamphetamine, cocaine, cannabis/THC, eutylone ("bath salts"), alprazolam (sedative), heroin, oxycodone, fentanyl, hydrocodone, and amphetamine.
The number of drugs identified from Georgia has been decreasing since 2015.
68% of the 2020 samples were stimulants, 14% were opioids, and 10% were cannabis.