Not guilty plea for Colorado man transporting hemp in South Dakota

Not guilty plea for Colorado man transporting hemp in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The Colorado man who was arrested in South Dakota after his load of hemp tested positive for THC, the component in marijuana that produces a high, has pleaded not guilty to drug charges. Related Articles Arvada CBD company strikes deal with health food supermarket chain to sell product in 10 states Federal rule on hemp production seen as watershed for growing Colorado industry Colorado hemp delivery driver arrested in South Dakota, indicted on drug charges Agriculture symposium takes look at what’s on the horizon for Colorado farmers, ranchers Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable Robert Herzberg entered the plea in state court in Kadoka Wednesday to charges of intending to distribute marijuana, possessing more than 10 pounds of the drug and ingesting marijuana and cocaine. The Rapid City Journal reports Herzberg told a state trooper he was delivering 300 pounds (136 kilograms) of hemp to a CBD-oil processing company in Minnesota when he was pulled over for speeding last July. Authorities say his hemp field tested positive for THC. Federal guidelines say that while states and tribal nations can make it illegal to produce hemp, they can’t block the transportation of legal hemp, which has…

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