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Charges Expected To Be Dropped After NYPD Mistakes 106 Pounds Of Hemp For Illegal Marijuana

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Prosecutors are reportedly planning to drop charges against a man caught up in an apparent marijuana mix-up.

The man was picking up hemp, but it was intercepted while being delivered to a CBD shop in Brooklyn.

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The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office says Ronen Levy's marijuana possession case will likely be dismissed on Dec. 2.

Levy was arrested Nov. 2 after trying to pick up 106 pounds of plants.

The Levys said the plants were legal hemp used to extract CBD.

Police said the product tested positive for marijuana, causing the apparent drug bust mix-up.

"Everything was fine," said Jahala Dudley of Fox Holler Farms. "We've done shipments with FedEx before, many times."

(Credit: CBS2)

Dudley's farm shipped more than $17,000 worth of their product to Brooklyn – before it ended up sitting in an NYPD warehouse.

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