Local hemp manufacturer claims $500K-worth of legal hemp confiscated in Oklahoma
LOUISVILLE, Colo. -- The president of a Colorado hemp company says more than 17,000 pounds of his legal product has been confiscated by police in Oklahoma. Four contractors, transporting the plants from Kentucky to Colorado, remain under arrest. On Wednesday, it appeared police in Pawhuska, Oklahoma may have scored one of the biggest drug busts of all time. But, Jamie Baumgartner, president of Panacea Life Sciences in the northern suburbs says it's his hemp.