Why You Shouldn’t Eat your Weed

Weed is illegal in Georgia. You shouldn’t have it in Georgia. Don’t smoke it, eat it, buy it, sell it, or anything else. Today, however, we are talking about eating weed. Eating weed will almost always make your situation worse....

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Prosecutors Can’t Effectively Test Marijuana for Prosecution

Effective May 10, 2019, Georgia has permitted exploration into the cultivation and processing of hemp as a potential new commercial market for farmers and businesses. This law permits research into growing and creating hemp and emerging markets. The hope is...

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How Do Cops and Prosecutors turn Misdemeanor Marijuana (<1oz.) into Felony Charges?

“As long as it’s under an ounce I’m fine.” Those are the words of someone who could quickly catch a felony. It is true, that in the terms of merely possessing marijuana, that anything less than one ounce in Georgia...

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Arrested on Campus? What to Expect when Arrested as a College Student

Practicing in the west Georgia area, I am often confronted with students who are facing both a criminal action and a school disciplinary proceeding following an arrest. Most of the time the crimes alleged are drug offenses – a student...

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West Georgia Drug Bust Leads to 15 Arrests

A drug bust in Carrollton, Georgia this weekend led to the arrest of fifteen people. The charges for range from Possession of a Schedule II drug to Trafficking Methamphetamine (Check out Youtube for More on Drug Trafficking). Many of them are charged with...

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The Dangers of Social Media

These days content is king. Facebook is for old folks and Instagram and TikTok have taken over. These sites are great for connecting with one another, building a following, and sharing information. TikTok alone has 500 million users. But there are...

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Fines and Fees: The True Cost of Fines When Convicted a Drug Crime in Coweta Superior Court

Drug cases are some of the most common that we defend in Coweta Superior Court. With the exception of some of the more serious crimes like trafficking, it is commonplace for prosecutors to ask for a fine. In the past, prosecutors...

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