Officials: Man arrested after trying to pass hemp off as marijuana

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT/WYMT) - Officials say a man was arrested after attempting to traffic industrial hemp while passing it off as marijuana.

Danny Ridner was found with two ounces of what police believed to be marijuana.

Ridner later admitted it was hemp, and that he had planned to sell it as marijuana.

Ridner also faces resisting arrest and fleeing charges.

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