A man was arrested on charges of transporting 6,701 pounds of marijuana that his company claims was hemp. Here’s the difference between them.

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Truck driver Denis Palamarchuck was recently arrested on charges of transporting 6,701 pounds of marijuana inside his vehicle during a routine inspection, CNN reported. Big Sky Scientific, the Colorado-based company who the supply belongs to, said the substance is actually hemp, which is legal. In December 2018, President Trump signed the Farm Bill, which legalizes hemp and classifies it as an agricultural product in the United States.

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