November 8, 2019

Recently NBC 12 Investigative Reporter Rachel DePompa ran a story featuring a recent case of ours where a marijuana possession charge was dismissed after our expert informed the court that the technology used by the prosecution was fundamentally incapable of telling th...

September 24, 2019

Marijuana is still largely prohibited in Virginia, but Industrial Hemp and hemp products such as CBD are legal to grow, manufacture and sell (with a license) and legal for purchase with little restriction. But both terms are just referring to different strains of the C...

July 1, 2019

One of many seemingly unintended results of the recent law changes in Virginia regarding prohibited marijuana and legal industrial hemp and hemp products is the long-held position of the courts that an officer's testimony that he or she detected an "odor of marijuana"...

May 8, 2016

Often, after a criminal case has been fought and won, a defendant leaves the courtroom thinking the matter resolved, only to find that the "ghost" of that charge and arrest itself still haunts them. Arrests and criminal proceedings in General District and Circuit court...

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Judge tosses marijuana charge for our client because state lab can't tell the difference between marijuana and industrial hemp

November 8, 2019

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