SMALL HEROIN DISKS NEAR GREENSBORO, GEORGIA The Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Division of Forensic Sciences, Headquarters Laboratory (Atlanta) recently received five small discs of compacted, reddish-brown powder, suspected heroin (see Photo 1). The exhibits were seized near Greensboro by the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, pursuant to a local traffic stop (Greensboro is about 75 miles east of Atlanta). The discs were approximately 9 centimeters in diameter and between 1.5 and 4.5 centimeters thick. Analysis of the powder (total net mass 594 grams) by UV/VIS, HPLC, and GC/MS confirmed heroin (not quantitated), hydroxyzine, caffeine, O6-monoacetylmorphine, lidocaine, diphenhydramine, and procaine in a 40 : 34 : 29 : 22 : 14 : 2.5 : 1 ratio; aspirin and phenacetin were also identified. This is the first known submission of heroin in this unusual form, and also with such an unusual mix of adulterants, to the laboratory.