A Georgia judge has prohibited a local district attorney from prosecuting people for possessing or selling certain cannabis extracts.
Fulton County Judge Craig Schwall issued the 30-day restraining order on Gwinnett County DA Patsy Austin-Gaston, according to reports.
Like many states, Georgia law restricts the THC found in cannabis — known as delta-9 — but does not address similar compounds.
Austin-Gaston earlier this year declared that delta-8 and delta-10 THC were illegal and that selling or distributing them was a felony.
At least two distributors in the suburban Atlanta county were raided in subsequent weeks.
A group of local vape shops filed a lawsuit arguing that the extracts were, in fact, legal under Georgia law.
Schwall said that he had concerns about prosecutors’ priorities and that “this may or may not be a rogue DA.”
The decision could set a statewide precedent, the AP reports.