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Legislature Expands Eligibility for Individuals Seeking Removal from Sex Offender Registry

July 4, 2024
On July 1, 2024, Senate Bill 493 went into effect in Georgia. Among other things, the bill amended O.C.G.A. § 42-1-19 by adding categories of people who can be eligible for removal from the Georgia Sex Offender Registry. For example, it created a new avenue for elderly sex offenders to be removed from the registry […]

Our Firm Gets Temporary Restraining Order Against the South Fulton Chief of Police, Prohibiting Further Raids of Our Client’s Hemp Store

June 25, 2024
Last Friday morning, a Fulton County Superior Court Judge granted a Temporary Restraining Order for our clients, who own a smoke shop in the City of South Fulton, prohibiting the South Fulton Police Department from conducting further raids against our clients, who own a smoke shop in the city called Air Freshener Depot. The judge […]

The Future of THCA Products as “Hemp”

June 25, 2024
Lately there has been a lot of discussion in the hemp industry regarding “THCA” products, such as THCA flowers and vapes, and whether these popular products fall under the definition of “hemp” and are thus legal. Law enforcement and other government officials have tried to argue that these products are illegal marijuana, even when they […]

DEA Proposes Downgrading Marijuana to Schedule III; GA Governor Signs New Hemp Regulations

May 1, 2024
April 30, 2024, was a landmark day for the cannabis industry and cannabis consumers in Georgia and throughout the rest of the country, as government officials announced major changes to the federal and state laws that govern cannabis, including marijuana and hemp. At the federal level, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced its proposal to […]

Our Firm Obtains Release for Client Initially Denied Bond in SDGA Drug Trafficking Case

April 8, 2024
Last week, our firm was able to get a rare win in federal court—we convinced a federal judge to overturn a prior judge’s order denying our client bond in a large-scale federal drug trafficking case. As a result of that victory, our client will now get to prepare for his trial from the comfort and […]




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