The bust was a bust, and it could end up costing New York City some serious green. A day after prosecutors dropped criminal charges in a case spotlighting confusion over hemp, marijuana and conflicting laws, the Brooklyn brothers caught in the chaos took the first step toward suing the city and the police department. Oren and Ronen Levy filed notices of...
After having $20,000 worth of hemp seized by the NYPD, who mistook it for marijuana, a Brooklyn business owner isn’t sure if he will be able keep the store open as the charges haven’t been dropped. NBC New York’s Rana Novini reports.