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Dept of Ag: CBD Oil Still Unlawful as a Food Additive in Georgia

House Bill 213 passed the legislature earlier this year and was signed into law by Governor Kemp. It allows for the sale of hemp and hemp products, but CBD in food is still unlawful according to the FDA.

U.S. Postal Service Reports Net Loss of $2.1 Billion in Q2

The net loss for the quarter totaled nearly $2.1 billion, an increase of $747 million, compared to a net loss of $1.3 billion for the same quarter last year, however, the controllable loss for the quarter was $806 million, compared to a controllable loss of $656 million for the same quarter last year.

Man Indicted For Threating To Kill The President, A Judge, His Wife, and a...

This is the third time the 23-year-old has made the threats.

6 arrested, 2 still at large in FBI Task Force drug investigation

The FBI’s Major Offender Task Force arrested six individuals and are looking for two more in connection with a methamphetamine distribution network that sold large amounts of the drug throughout north east Georgia, North Carolina, and Florida.

$1 Million Headed to Georgia for Coastal Wetlands Conservation, Recreation and Communities

The tract is part of a larger project by the state, The Nature Conservancy, Open Space Institute and U.S. Department of Defense to conserve an 11,000-acre area and connect 1.5 million acres of conservation lands in the Coastal Georgia Ecoregion

3 indicted in Georgia for conspiracy to steal trade secrets from aircraft companies

The indictment alleged that all three men agreed to work on developing a product for a competitor company in return for a share of profits.

Georgia man charged with employing and exploiting illegal aliens

“Perez not only broke the law by allegedly hiring illegal aliens at below-market wages and paying no taxes, he had a large assortment of weapons including shotguns and pistols that he had acquired through various means other than buying them himself,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak. 

Georgia Tax Revenues Up 24.2% in April

Individual Income Tax collections totaled over $1.58 billion for an increase of $454.6 million, or 40.3%, compared to last year when Income Tax collections totaled nearly $1.13 billion.

Georgia Joins 42-State Coalition to Fight Robocalls

The industry estimates that 47.8 billion robocalls were made in the U.S. in 2018, a 56.8 percent increase over 2017. Of these 47.8 billion total estimated robocalls, 37 percent were scams related to health insurance, student loans, easy money scams, tax scams, travel scams, business scams and warranty scams.

As AmeriCorps Turns 25, It Will Provide $172 Million in Scholarships to Those Who...

In total, this funding will provide 65,000 Americans the opportunity to serve their communities through AmeriCorps, which marks its 25th anniversary later this year.